Comment: There is no unmet requirement of optical coherence for continuous-variable quantum teleportation
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It has been argued that continuous-variable quantum teleportation at optical frequencies has not been achieved because the source used (a laser) was not 'truly coherent'. Here it is shown that 'true coherence' is always illusory, as the concept of absolute time on a scale beyond direct human experience is meaningless. A laser is as good a clock as any other, even in principle, and this objection to teleportation experiments is baseless.
Journal of Modern Optics
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