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Semiclassical theory of matter-wave detection

Whitlock, N.K. and Barnett, S.M. and Jeffers, J. (2003) Semiclassical theory of matter-wave detection. Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, 36 (6). pp. 1273-1278. ISSN 0953-4075

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Abstract

We derive a semiclassical theory for the detection of matter-waves. This theory draws on the theories of semiclassical optical detection and fluid mechanics. We observe that the intrinsically dispersive nature of matter-waves is important in deriving such a theory.

Item type: Article
ID code: 6155
Keywords: matter-wave, optics, quantum, fluid mechanics, optical detection, physics, Optics. Light, Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics, Condensed Matter Physics
Subjects: Science > Physics > Optics. Light
Department: Unknown Department
Faculty of Science > Physics
Depositing user: Miss Darcy Spiller
Date Deposited: 16 May 2008
Last modified: 15 Apr 2015 10:33
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URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/6155

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