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States of the Electromagnetic Field I

  • Miguel Orszag
Part of the Advanced Texts in Physics book series (ADTP)

Abstract

Coherent states, introduced by Glauber [4.1] and Sudarshan [4.2], are defined as the eigenstates of the annihilation operator.

Keywords

Harmonic Oscillator Coherent State Mixed State Pure State Thermal Radiation 
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References

  1. [4.1]
    R.J. Glauber, Phys. Rev. 130, 2529 (1963);MathSciNetADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. R.J. Glauber, Phys. Rev. 131, 2766 (1963);MathSciNetADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. R.J. Glauber, Phys. Rev. Lett. 10, 84 (1963).MathSciNetADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. [4.2]
    E.C.G. Sudarshan, Phys. Rev. Lett. 10, 277 (1963).MathSciNetADSMATHCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. [4.3]
    W.H. Louisell, Quantum Statistical Properties of Radiation ( Wiley, New York, 1973 ).Google Scholar

Further Reading

  1. R.J. Glauber, in Quantum Optics and Electronics, Les Houches, edited by C. De-Wit, A. Blandin, C. Cohen-Tannoudji (Gordon and Breach, New York, 1965 ).Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • Miguel Orszag
    • 1
  1. 1.Facultad de FísicaPontifica Universidad Catòlica de Chile22 SantiagoChile

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