Three-Dimensional Theory of Superfluorescence Initiation

  • Jan Mostowski
  • Bożena Sobolewska
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Superfluorescence is a coherent process in which excitation of atomic system is transfered to the electromagnetic field and radiated in a form of a short burst of radiation. The emission begins by spontaneous emission of photons. Since spontaneous emission is a stochastic process superfluorescence is a statistical process too. The spontaneous initiation leads to macroscopic fluctuations of the superfluorescence intensity.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jan Mostowski
    • 1
  • Bożena Sobolewska
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of PhysicsPolish Academy of SciencesWarsawPoland

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