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Mesoscopic Quantum Optics

Mesoscopic Quantum Optics

Yoshihisa Yamamoto, Atac Imamoglu

ISBN: 978-0-471-14874-6 October 1999 320 Pages


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This new work presents an eclectic treatment of quantum optics, quantum measurements, and mesoscopic physics. Beginning with the fundamentals of quantum optics, the book then provides scientists and engineers with the latest experimental work in the area of optical measurements.
Basic Concepts.

Canonical Quantization.

Quantum States of the Electromagnetic Fields.

Coherence of the Electromagnetic Fields.

Quantum States of Atoms.

Interaction between Atoms and Fields.

Mathematical Methods for System-Reservoir Interaction.

Stochastic Wavefunction Methods.

Quantum Nondemolition Measurements.

Semiconductor Bloch Equations.

Excitons and Polaritons.

Coulomb Blockade and Squeezing.

Current Noise in Mesoscopic and Macroscopic Conductors.

Nonequilibrium Green's Function Formalism.

Quantum Statistical Properties of a Laser.