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Author Loudon, Rodney.

Title The quantum theory of light / Rodney Loudon.

Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.

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 UniM ERC  535.15 LOUD  SEVEN DAY LOAN  Recently returned
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Edition 3rd ed.
Physical description ix, 438 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Oxford science publications
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: The photon -- 1. Planck's radiation law and the Einstein coefficients -- 2. Quantum mechanics of the atom-radiation interaction -- 3. Classical theory of optical fluctuations and coherence -- 4. Quantization of the radiation field -- 5. Single-mode quantum optics -- 6. Multimode and continuous-mode quantum optics -- 7. Optical generation, attenuation and amplification -- 8. Resonance fluorescence and light scattering -- 9. Nonlinear quantum optics.
Summary "The book is written as a textbook, with the treatment as a whole appropriate for graduate or postgraduate students, while earlier chapters are also suitable for final-year undergraduates. Over 100 problems help to reinforce the understanding of the material presented."--BOOK JACKET.
Subject Quantum optics.
ISBN 9780198501763
0198501773 (Hbk. : acid-free paper)
0198501765 (Pbk. : acid-free paper)