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Quantum-fluid description of the free-electron laser

Bonifacio, R. and Piovella, N. and Robb, G.R.M. and Serbeto, A. (2009) Quantum-fluid description of the free-electron laser. Physical Review A, 79 (1). 015801. ISSN 1050-2947

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Abstract

Using the Madelung transformation we show that in a quantum free-electron laser the beam obeys the equations of a quantum fluid in which the potential is the classical potential plus a quantum potential. The classical limit is shown explicitly.

Item type: Article
ID code: 19291
Keywords: fourier analysis, free electron lasers, quantum fluids, quantum optics, quantum theory, Physics, Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
Subjects: Science > Physics
Department: Faculty of Science > Physics
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    Date Deposited: 20 Oct 2010 16:02
    Last modified: 05 Sep 2014 03:10
    URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/19291

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