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From micromaser to microlasers
Author(s): Herbert Walther
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Paper Abstract

In this paper the work on the one-atom-maser or micromaser is reviewed. This maser system is the most fundamental one where a single atom interacts with a single mode of a cavity. With this setup the generation process of non-classical light and other quantum phenomena can be investigated in detail. Furthermore a brief review of the microlaser work will be given where the phenomena of cavity quantum electrodynamics lead to a very low threshold of the laser system.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 March 1995
PDF: 14 pages
Proc. SPIE 2461, ROMOPTO '94: Fourth Conference in Optics, (8 March 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.203540
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Herbert Walther, Max-Planck-Institut fuer Quantenoptik (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2461:
ROMOPTO '94: Fourth Conference in Optics
Valentin I. Vlad, Editor(s)

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