Schrödinger picture analysis of the beam splitter: an application of the Janszky representation

Barnett, S. M. (2018) Schrödinger picture analysis of the beam splitter: an application of the Janszky representation. Journal of Russian Laser Research, 39(4), pp. 340-348. (doi:10.1007/s10946-018-9727-z)

Barnett, S. M. (2018) Schrödinger picture analysis of the beam splitter: an application of the Janszky representation. Journal of Russian Laser Research, 39(4), pp. 340-348. (doi:10.1007/s10946-018-9727-z)

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Abstract

The Janszky representation constructs quantum states of a field mode as a superposition of coherent states on a line in the complex plane. We show that this provides a natural Schrödinger picture description of the interference between a pair of modes at a beam splitter.

Item Type:Articles
Additional Information:This work was supported by a Royal Society Research Professorship (RP150122).
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Barnett, Professor Stephen
Authors: Barnett, S. M.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy
Journal Name:Journal of Russian Laser Research
Publisher:Springer
ISSN:1071-2836
ISSN (Online):1573-8760
Published Online:14 September 2018
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2018 Springer Science+Business Media, LLC
First Published:First published in Journal of Russian Laser Research 39:340-348
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher

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Project CodeAward NoProject NamePrincipal InvestigatorFunder's NameFunder RefLead Dept
721291Astronomy and physics, theoretical physics and application physics / Quantum Theory. Royal Society Research Professorship.Stephen BarnettThe Royal Society (ROYSOC)RP150122S&E P&A - PHYSICS & ASTRONOMY