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  • Polarised Light in Science and Natureby J. David Pye

    Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 62.95

    We humans cannot see when light is polarized and this leads to unfortunate misapprehensions about this aspect of nature. Even scientists who should know better often assume that it is an obscure topic of specialized interest in only a few rather isolated areas. In fact, it is a universal feature of our world and most natural light is at least partially... more...

  • Quantum Imagingby Mikhail I. Kolobov

    Springer 2007; US$ 169.00

    Quantum Imaging is a branch of quantum optics that investigates the ultimate performance limits of optical imaging allowed by the laws of quantum mechanics. This book gives an overview of the progress in the domain of quantum imaging. It reflects research carried out by leading specialists in the area within the Quantum Imaging network. more...

  • Statistical Methods in Quantum Optics, 2by Howard J. Carmichael

    Springer 2009; US$ 129.00

    This second volume of Howard Carmichael's work continues the development of the methods used in quantum optics to treat open quantum systems and their fluctuations. Its early chapters build upon the phase-space methods introduced in Volume 1. Written on a level suitable for debut researchers or students in an advanced course in quantum optics,... more...

  • Quantum Opticsby Mark Fox

    Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 64.99

    Quantum optics: an introduction is a modern textbook written primarily for advanced undergraduate and masters level students in physics. In addition to standard topics, the text includes a broad range of topics in applied quantum optics such as laser cooling, Bose-Einstein condensation and quantum information processing. - ;Most previous texts on quantum... more...

  • Characterization of Partially Polarized Light Fieldsby R. Martinez-Herrero; P.M. Mejias; G. Piquero

    Springer 2009; US$ 159.00

    Includes the authors' own contributions to Polarization issues. more...

  • A Group-Theoretical Approach to Quantum Opticsby Andrei B. Klimov; Sergei M. Chumakov

    Wiley 2009; US$ 220.00

    Written by major contributors to the field who are well known within the community, this is the first comprehensive summary of the many results generated by this approach to quantum optics to date. As such, the book analyses selected topics of quantum optics, focusing on atom-field interactions from a group-theoretical perspective, while discussing... more...

  • Quantum Opticsby Werner Vogel; Dirk-Gunnar Welsch

    Wiley 2006; US$ 245.00

    This is the third, revised and extended edition of the acknowledged "Lectures on Quantum Optics" by W. Vogel and D.-G. Welsch. It offers theoretical concepts of quantum optics, with special emphasis on current research trends. A unified concept of measurement-based nonclassicality and entanglement criteria and a unified approach to medium-assisted... more...

  • Field Guide to Polarizationby Edward Collett

    SPIE 2005; US$ 36.00

    The polarization of light is one of the most remarkable phenomena in nature and has led to numerous discoveries and applications. The nature and mathematical formulation of unpolarized light and partially polarized light were not readily forthcoming until the 1950s, when questions about polarized light and the mathematical tools to deal with it began... more...

  • Modern Optics and Photonicsby G. Gurzadyan; G. Yu Kryuchkyan; A.V. Papoyan

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 176.00

    This volume is based on the works presented at the conference Modern Problems in Optics and Photonics-2009, held in Yerevan Armenia. Covering virtually all actual themes in Optics: Structured media and quantum nanostructures, Quantum optics and quantum information, Spectroscopy and dynamics of atoms, both theoretical and experimental works are examined... more...

  • Quantum Optics in Phase Spaceby Wolfgang P. Schleich

    Wiley 2011; US$ 165.00

    Quantum Optics in Phase Space provides a concise introduction to the rapidly moving field of quantum optics from the point of view of phase space. Modern in style and didactically skillful, Quantum Optics in Phase Space prepares students for their own research by presenting detailed derivations, many illustrations and a large set of workable problems... more...