By Werner Vogel
This can be the 3rd, revised and prolonged version of the said "Lectures on Quantum Optics" via W. Vogel and D.-G. Welsch. It deals theoretical ideas of quantum optics, with specific emphasis on present examine developments. A unified proposal of measurement-based nonclassicality and entanglement standards and a unified method of medium-assisted electromagnetic vacuum results together with Van der Waals and Casimir Forces are the most new subject matters which are integrated within the revised version. The rigorous improvement of quantum optics within the context of quantum box concept and the eye to info makes the ebook worthwhile to graduate scholars in addition to to researchers.
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203) and using Eq. 210), we convert E(r, ω ) [Eq. 205)] and B(r, ω ) [Eq. 211) and ˆ (r, ω ) = (iω )−1 ∇ × Eˆ (r, ω ). c.. 203), ˆ (r, ω ) = (µ0 ω 2 )−1 ∇ × ∇ × Eˆ (r, ω ). 50) (Appendix B). Obviously, the Hamiltonian of the composed system can be given in the form of Hˆ = d3 r ∞ 0 dω h¯ ω fˆ † (r, ω )fˆ(r, ω ). c. c. 46) (Apˆ and −ε 0 Eˆ are respectively the transverse part and pendix B). Note that Π the longitudinal part of a common vector ﬁeld, and Eˆ can be attributed to a ˆ scalar potential V, −∇Vˆ (r) = Eˆ (r).
Schubert and Wilhelmi (1986)] that this approximation may be justiﬁed as long as the electric ﬁeld is weak compared with the intra-atomic electric ﬁeld (Eatom ≈ 1010 Vm−1 ), to which the active charges are subjected, owing to their interaction with the atomic cores. Similarly, the nonlinear multipolar-coupling term in Eq. 150) may be disregarded [see, e. , Loudon (1983)]. 31 In the electric-dipole ˆ (r A ) is retained and Eq. 121) approximation, only the zeroth-order term A simpliﬁes to 2 Qa ˆ (r A ) + ∑ Q a A ˆ 2 (r A ).
4 Dielectric background media The new Hamiltonian Hˆ expressed in terms of the new variables formally looks like the old minimal-coupling Hamiltonian Hˆ expressed in terms of the originally used variables. Expressing in Hˆ the new variables in terms of the original ones, we arrive at a multipolar-coupling Hamiltonian Hˆ = + 1 2 1 ˆ ˆ⊥ dr3 ε− 0 Π ( r) + P A ( r) 1 2 1 ∑ ma pˆ a + Q a a 1 0 2 ˆ ( r) + µ0−1 ∇ × A 2 ˆ [r A + s(rˆ a − rˆ A )]] ds s(rˆ a − rˆ A ) × [∇ × A 2 ˆ Coul . 163) look the same at ﬁrst glance but in fact they are different.