By Jan Perina, Z. Hradil, B. Jurco

This booklet bargains with the modern improvement of quantum conception from the perspective of quantum optics. the basics of quantum idea are offered, with specific cognizance being given to the quantum idea of dimension. basic coherent states are followed because the most vital theoretical software for the outline of the interplay of optical fields with topic. Quantum concept predicts numerous nonclassical phenomena, equivalent to squeezing of vacuum fluctuations, photon antibunching, sub-Poisson photon data, collapses and revivals of atomic movement, and so on. those quantum results may be saw, including violation of varied classical and Bell's inequalities, utilizing photon interference and correlation innovations. this can be proven by way of experiments related to single-photon and two-photon interferences, squeezed and sub-Poisson gentle and dual photons produced by means of frequency down conversion. All those effects are in contract with quantum concept they usually determine the wave--particle duality of a photon and the `nonlocal' good points of quantum concept.

For study employees in quantum mechanics, quantum conception, quantum optics and electronics, optical communications, optoelectronics, photonics and nonlinear optics, optical processing and computing.

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At the same time if we adjust the cavity mirror position so that we brinig D-::=(ws + wo) we obtain a competition of two different variables (population inversion and field) on the same time scale. The result is a fully developed chaos (Fig. 25). If now we inject back one field into the laser with an external mirror (a fifth mirror in the configuration of Fig. 23) we obtain: stabilization of self-spiking, stable laser action instead of switching between the two modes and chaotic behavior. At the boundary between the spiking and the chaotic region we observe a phenomenology typical of a laser with an injected signal (Fig.

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34]. 1 (10% above threshold), the corresponding frequency f = a/27r is in the 50 kHz range, easily accessible. 35] to fractal dimensions and Kolmogorov entropy. The driving frequency f was chosen to vary in the region from a /27r to its third harmonic, that is from 60 to 190 kHz. We have explored modulation values between 1 % and 5 %. A complete state diagram would yield the dynamical features for all possible values of the modulation parameters m and a. However, the strip m = 1 %-5 % does not display m dependence; therefore we limit ourselves to giving experimental results at m = 1 % for various a values.