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Quantum theory of optical coherence selected papers and lectures by Roy J. Glauber

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Published by Wiley-VCH in Weinheim .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Quantum optics,
  • Coherence (Optics),
  • Physics,
  • Optics & Light,
  • SCIENCE

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementRoy J. Glauber
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQC446.2 .G53 2007eb
The Physical Object
Format[electronic resource] :
Pagination1 online resource (xv, 639 p.)
Number of Pages639
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27084172M
ISBN 103527609911
ISBN 109783527609918
OCLC/WorldCa123969653

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They then discuss in some detail quantum systems and effects. The book closes with two chapters devoted to laser theory and one on the quantum theory of nonlinear optics. The sound introduction to coherence theory and the quantum nature of light and the chapter-end exercises will appeal to graduate students and newcomers to the by:   The Quantum Theory of Optical Coherence † Roy J. Glauber. Lyman Laboratory, Harvard University Cambridge, MA , USA. Search for more papers by this author. Book Author(s): Roy J. Glauber. Lyman Laboratory, Harvard University Cambridge, MA , USA. The Quantum Theory of Optical Coherence. On the other hand, the existence, in principle, of fields coherent to all orders is shown both in quantum theory and classical theory. The methods used Author: Roy J. Glauber. The other aspects of the book fill a gap which is unfortunately missing in the quantum optics litertaure, or al least difficult to find in one place. The field of quantum theory in optical coherence is an important area of optics which does not receive, in my opinion, sufficient attention. This Cited by:

This book presents a systematic account of optical coherence theory within the framework of classical optics, as applied to such topics as radiation from sources of different states of coherence, foundations of radiometry, effects of source coherence on the spectra of radiated fields, coherence theory of laser modes, and scattering of partially coherent light by random by:   A summary of the pioneering work of Glauber in the field of optical coherence phenomena and photon statistics, this book describes the fundamental ideas of modern quantum optics and photonics in a tutorial style. It is thus not only intended as a reference for researchers in the field, but also to give graduate students an insight into the basic theories of the field. Written by the Nobel Author: Roy J. Glauber. The scope of the Conference was largely confined to basic pro­ blems in the general area of optical coherence and quantum optics, and excluded engineering applications that are well covered by other meetings. Approximately scientists from 9 countries participated, most of whom are active workers in . Quantum theory of optical coherence Roy J. Glauber. A summary of the pioneering work of Glauber in the field of optical coherence phenomena and photon statistics, this book describes the fundamental ideas of modern quantum optics and photonics in a tutorial style. It is thus not only intended as a reference for researchers in the field, but.

This book presents a systematic treatment of a broad area of modern optical physics dealing with coherence and fluctuations of light. This field has largely developed since the first lasers became available in the s. The first three chapters cover various mathematical techniques which are needed later. A systematic account is then presented of optical coherence theory within the framework Reviews: 1.   The advent of lasers in the s led to the development of many new fields in optical physics. This book is a systematic treatment of one of these fields--the broad area that deals with the coherence and fluctuation of light. The authors begin with a review of probability theory and random processes, and follow this with a thorough discussion of optical coherence theory within the framework Author: Leonard Mandel, Emil Wolf. This book presents a systematic account of optical coherence theory within the framework of classical optics, as applied to such topics as radiation from sources of different states of coherence, foundations of radiometry, effects of source coherence on the spectra of radiated fields, coherence theory of laser modes, and scattering of partially coherent light by random media. "Quantum Theory of Optical Coherence is a compilation of Roy J. Glauber's most renowned and groundbreaking articles and lectures, among them his famous lectures held at the Les Houches summer school in on 'Optical Coherence and Photon Statistics', which has been a milestone for future generations of students and researchers in this field.