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Classical Optics And Its Applications

Author : Masud Mansuripur
ISBN : 052180499X
Genre : Science
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Thirty seven comprehensive, pedagogical and self-contained chapters on concepts of classical optics and their technological applications.

Progress In Optics

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ISBN : 9780080929989
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The seven reviews articles presented in this volume cover a broad range of subjects. The first article is concerned with the use of active optics in modern, large telescopes. The second article discusses variational methods used in nonlinear fibre optics and in related fields. The article by O. Keller which follows deals with a topic of historical interest, presenting a account of researches of the Danish physicist L.V. Lorenz who in 1867 established the electrodynamic theory of light, independently of the work of James Clerk Maxwell. The fourth article is concerned with the canonical quantum description of light propagation in dielectric media. The fifth article by D. Dragoman describes the similarities and the differences between classical optics and quantum mechanics in phase space. The article by R. Boyd and D. Gauthier which follows, summarizes research on pulse propagation effects in resonant material system. The concluding article by A. Torre is concerned with the fractional Fourier transform and some of it applications in optics. It is clear that the articles in this volume cover a broad range of subjects, some of which are likely to be of interest to many scientists concerned with optical theory or with optical devices.

Coherent Optics

Author : Werner Lauterborn
ISBN : 3540439331
Genre : Science
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This updated and enlarged new edition presents a comprehensive and dedicated overview of the fundamentals and modern applications of coherent optics. Starting with the basic principles of coherence, the authors give detailed insights into the theory and applications of interferometry, holography, Fourier optics, and nonlinear optical phenomena. Especially, the chapters on current topics in nonlinear optics provide an understanding of modern implementations. Numerous examples and exercises with complete solutions help the readers to deepen their knowledge. This completely revised edition is intended for advanced students and active scientists working in this field.

Concepts Of Classical Optics

Author : John Strong
ISBN : 9780486150727
Genre : Science
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An intermediate course in optics, this volume explores both experimental and theoretical concepts, offering a practical knowledge of geometrical optics with a minimum of mathematical detail. 1958 edition.

The Light Fantastic

Author : I. R. Kenyon
ISBN : 9780198566458
Genre : Science
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This thorough and self-contained introduction to modern optics covers, in full, the three components: ray optics, wave optics and quantum optics. Examples of modern applications in the current century are used extensively.

Quantum Optics For Experimentalists

Author : Zheyu Jeff Ou
ISBN : 9789813220225
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This book on quantum optics is from the point of view of an experimentalist. It approaches the theory of quantum optics with the language of optical modes of classical wave theory, with which experimentalists are most familiar. This approach makes the transition easy from classical optics to quantum optics. The emphasis on the multimode description of an optical system is more realistic than in most quantum optics textbooks. After the theoretical part, the book goes directly to the two most basic experimental techniques in quantum optics and establishes the connection between the experiments and the theory. The applications include some key quantum optics experiments, and a few more current interests that deal with quantum correlation and entanglement, quantum noise in phase measurement and amplification, and quantum state measurement. Request Inspection Copy Contents: Theoretical Foundations of Quantum Optics:Historical Development of Quantum Optics and A Brief IntroductionMode Theory of Optical Fields and Their QuantizationQuantum States of Single-Mode FieldsQuantum States of Multi-Mode FieldsTheory of Photo-detection and Quantum Theory of CoherenceGeneration and Transformation of Quantum StatesExperimental Techniques in Quantum Optics and Their Applications:Experimental Techniques of Quantum Optics I: Photon Counting TechniqueApplications of Photon Counting Techniques: Multi-Photon Interference and EntanglementExperimental Techniques of Quantum Optics II: Detection of Continuous Photo-CurrentsApplications of Homodyne Detection Technique: Quantum Measurement of Continuous VariablesQuantum Noise in Phase MeasurementAppendices:Derivation of an Explicit Expression for Û of a Lossless Beam SplitterEvaluation of the Two Sums in Eq. (8.100) Readership: Advanced undergraduates, graduate students and researchers in quantum optics.

Introduction To Classical And Modern Optics

Author : Jurgen R. Meyer-Arendt
ISBN : 013124356X
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A concise, readable introduction to classical and modern optics. Designed for persons interested in the scientific and engineering applications of optics, as well as ophthalmic professionals. Provides a lean presentation of the entire field of optics, from the geometrical aspects of lenses to the relativity of image formation. Contains frequent references to the historical development of optics. Contains a detailed discussion of the most modern developments such as optical data processing, holography, lasers, and laser applications. For individuals in the fields of physics, engineering, or optometry.

Mathematical Optics

Author : Vasudevan Lakshminarayanan
ISBN : 9781351832854
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Going beyond standard introductory texts, Mathematical Optics: Classical, Quantum, and Computational Methods brings together many new mathematical techniques from optical science and engineering research. Profusely illustrated, the book makes the material accessible to students and newcomers to the field. Divided into six parts, the text presents state-of-the-art mathematical methods and applications in classical optics, quantum optics, and image processing. Part I describes the use of phase space concepts to characterize optical beams and the application of dynamic programming in optical waveguides. Part II explores solutions to paraxial, linear, and nonlinear wave equations. Part III discusses cutting-edge areas in transformation optics (such as invisibility cloaks) and computational plasmonics. Part IV uses Lorentz groups, dihedral group symmetry, Lie algebras, and Liouville space to analyze problems in polarization, ray optics, visual optics, and quantum optics. Part V examines the role of coherence functions in modern laser physics and explains how to apply quantum memory channel models in quantum computers. Part VI introduces super-resolution imaging and differential geometric methods in image processing. As numerical/symbolic computation is an important tool for solving numerous real-life problems in optical science, many chapters include Mathematica® code in their appendices. The software codes and notebooks as well as color versions of the book’s figures are available at

The Quantum Theory Of Nonlinear Optics

Author : Peter D. Drummond
ISBN : 9781107004214
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This self-contained treatment of field quantization requires no prior knowledge of nonlinear optics. Supplemented by end-of-chapter exercises and detailed examples of calculation techniques in different systems, it is a valuable resource for graduate students and researchers in nonlinear optics, condensed matter physics, quantum information and atomic physics.

Mathematical Foundations Of Quantum Information And Computation And Its Applications To Nano And Bio Systems

Author : Masanori Ohya
ISBN : 9400701713
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This monograph provides a mathematical foundation to the theory of quantum information and computation, with applications to various open systems including nano and bio systems. It includes introductory material on algorithm, functional analysis, probability theory, information theory, quantum mechanics and quantum field theory. Apart from standard material on quantum information like quantum algorithm and teleportation, the authors discuss findings on the theory of entropy in C*-dynamical systems, space-time dependence of quantum entangled states, entangling operators, adaptive dynamics, relativistic quantum information, and a new paradigm for quantum computation beyond the usual quantum Turing machine. Also, some important applications of information theory to genetics and life sciences, as well as recent experimental and theoretical discoveries in quantum photosynthesis are described.

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