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Quantum—Classical Correspondence for the Electromagnetic Field I: The Glauber—Sudarshan P Representation

  • Howard J. Carmichael
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Abstract

In Chap. 1 we developed a formalism to handle dissipative problems in quantum mechanics. The central result of this formalism was the operator master equation for the reduced density operator ρ of a dissipative system.

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Harmonic Oscillator Coherent State Density Operator Reduce Density Operator Ordinary Function 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Howard J. Carmichael
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  1. 1.Department of PhysicsUniversity of AucklandAucklandNew Zealand

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