Chapter 7. Quantum Theory of Parametric Amplification II

  1. Roy J. Glauber

Published Online: 19 JAN 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527610075.ch7

Quantum Theory of Optical Coherence: Selected Papers and Lectures

Quantum Theory of Optical Coherence: Selected Papers and Lectures

How to Cite

Glauber, R. J. (2006) Quantum Theory of Parametric Amplification II, in Quantum Theory of Optical Coherence: Selected Papers and Lectures, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527610075.ch7

Author Information

  1. Lyman Laboratory, Harvard University Cambridge, MA 02138, USA

  1. Reprinted with permission from B. R. Mollow, R. J. Glauber, Phys. Rev. 160, 1097–1108 (1967). Copyright 2006 by the American Physical Society.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 JAN 2007
  2. Published Print: 15 DEC 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527406876

Online ISBN: 9783527610075

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • quantum theory;
  • optical coherence;
  • parametric amplification;
  • two-mode characteristic function;
  • Wigner function;
  • decoupled equations of motion;
  • chaotic initial states;
  • correlations;
  • mode amplitudes

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Two-Mode Characteristic Function

  • The Wigner Function

  • Decoupled Equations of Motion

  • Characteristic Functions Expressed in Terms of Decoupled Variables

  • W and P Expressed in Terms of Decoupled Variables

  • Results for Chaotic Initial States

  • Correlations of the Mode Amplitudes

  • References