Coherence and Quantum Optics: Proceedings of the Third by E. L. Hahn (auth.), Leonard Mandel, Emil Wolf (eds.)

By E. L. Hahn (auth.), Leonard Mandel, Emil Wolf (eds.)

This quantity provides the written models of papers that have been brought on the 3rd Rochester convention on Coherence and Quantum Optics, hung on the campus of the collage of Rochester in the course of the 3 days of June 21-23, 1972. The convention was once a sequel to 2 past conferences dedicated to an analogous box of contemporary physics, that have been additionally held in Rochester in 1960 and in 1966. The scope of the convention used to be mostly limited to simple seasoned­ blems within the basic region of optical coherence and quantum optics, and excluded engineering functions which are good lined by means of different conferences. nearly 250 scientists from nine nations participated, so much of whom are lively employees within the box. Alto­ gether seventy two papers, together with 26 invited papers, have been offered in 17 classes. The papers dealt usually with the topics of resonant pulse propagation, lasers, quantum electrodynamics and substitute theories, optical coherence, coherence results in spontaneous emis­ sion, mild scattering, optical correlation and fluctuation degree­ ments, coherent gentle interactions and quantum noise. this system used to be prepared through a committee including N. Bloembergen (Harvard college) J. H. Eberly (University of Rochester) E. L. Hahn (University of California at Berkeley) H. Haken (University of Stuttgart, Germany) M. Lax (City university of latest York) B. J. Thompson (University of Rochester) L. Mandel (University of Rochester) }J'oint secretaries E.

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Letters 27, 23 (1971). IS. L. S. L. McCall, Phys. Letters 37A, 265 (1971); R. R. Hartmann, Phys. H. R. Willis, Phys. Letters 37A, 301 (1971). 19. H. Dicke, Ref. 11 and in Quantum Electronics III, eds. N. Bloembergen and P. Grivet (Columbia University Press, New York, 1964) Vol. 1, p. E. H. Eberly, Phys. Rev. A3, 1735 (1971); R. Bonifacio, P. Schwendimann and F. Haake, Phys. Rev. C. A. Kurnit, and R. Gilmore, in these Proceedings, p. 755. 20. T. Arecchi and E. Courtens, Phys. Rev. A2, 1730 (1970), as modified by Friedberg and Hartmann, Ref.

The number of pulses, N, is determined by the area theorem from the area under the initial pulse envelope. [6] The amplitudes a. are related to the pulse widths by 1 a. = 2/T. 1 1 (33) 32 SCHNACK and LAMB and the velocities are given by (34) Setting x. (24) take the form N L i=l N L i=l N L i=l x. + y/2r = r/2 1 x~ 1 (36a) (r2-2) - 12y/r 3 S2 = .!.. r 8 x~ + 480y/r 5 S4 3? 1 (r4-Sr2+7) (36b) (36c) For 3n<6

S. degree at Trinity College, Hartford, Conn. 23 24 SCHNACK and LAMB Secondly. by a slight modification of a previous usage of the conservation laws to determine pulse amplitudes[l]. account may be taken of the optical energy lost to the medium during the initial stages of propagation in which the pulse is reshaped into a sequence of hyperbolic secant pulses. It is shown that when this energy is accounted for. the appearance of each additional pulse in the asymptotic solution as the initial pulse area exceeds 3~.

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