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A Study of Non–Classical Properties of Radiation Field

Mallik, Aabhaas Vineet (2011) A Study of Non–Classical Properties of Radiation Field. Masters thesis, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Kolkata.

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    Abstract

    This thesis is divided into 3 chapters supported by extensive Appendices. The first chapter gives a brief discussion on the need for the quantization of the electromagnetic field, and an introduction to its quantized form. In the second chapter, starting with a discussion on Coherent state representation, we give a brief account of some of the ‘non-classical’ properties of the radiation field, like, antibunching, sub-Poissonian statistics and squeezing, necessary for a good understanding of the material in Chapter(3).In the third and the final chapter, we analyze the effects of LASER plasma interaction on the radiation field from a Lie algebraic stand. Particularly, we analyze the emergence of non-classicality in the radiation field due to the interaction. Some of the results presented in this chapter are original and, to the extent of our knowledge, are not present in the literature.

    Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
    Additional Information: Under the Supervision of Dr. Ananda Dasgupta
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Radiation Field; Quantization of Electromagnetic Field;
    Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
    Divisions: Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Physics
    Depositing User: IISER Kolkata Librarian
    Date Deposited: 03 Jun 2011 11:50
    Last Modified: 27 May 2013 14:18
    URI: http://eprints.iiserkol.ac.in/id/eprint/6

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