Jeffers, J and Barnett, S M and Loudon, R and Matloob, R and Artoni, M (1996) Canonical quantum theory of light propagation in amplifying media. Optics Communications, 131 (1-3). pp. 66-71. ISSN 0030-4018Full text not available in this repository. (Request a copy from the Strathclyde author)
We introduce a quantum theory for the propagation of light through a dielectric slab which acts as a linear amplifier. We show that the theory is canonical, and that self-consistency imposes a natural constraint on the round-trip gain provided by the medium.
|Keywords:||electromagnetic fields, optics, quantization, dielectrics, amplifiers, Optics. Light, Physical and Theoretical Chemistry, Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials, Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics, Electrical and Electronic Engineering|
|Subjects:||Science > Physics > Optics. Light|
|Department:||Faculty of Science > Physics|
|Depositing user:||Pure Administrator|
|Date Deposited:||20 Jun 2011 15:37|
|Last modified:||04 May 2016 18:23|