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Published: 07 September 2000

448 Pages | numerous line figures


ISBN: 9780198501763

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The Quantum Theory of Light

Third Edition

Rodney Loudon

  • Solutions manual available on request from the OUP website
  • Completely updated new edition, substantial amount of new material
  • Textbook style of writing, including over 100 problems.
  • Simple and detailed derivations of all main relations in quantum optics
  • Provides descriptions and interpretations of key experiments in quantum optics
  • Numerous figures to illustrate concepts and conclusions
  • From reviews of the 2/e:'This book has become essential reading for anyone working in the new and dynamic field of quantum optics. A whole generation of students has been brought up on its clear and down-to-earth approach. [...] New research students are lucky to have such a clear guide to their field.'P. Knight, Nature, November 1983

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