Semiclassical theory of matter-wave detection

N.K. Whitlock, S.M. Barnett, J. Jeffers

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Abstract

We derive a semiclassical theory for the detection of matter-waves. This theory draws on the theories of semiclassical optical detection and fluid mechanics. We observe that the intrinsically dispersive nature of matter-waves is important in deriving such a theory.
LanguageEnglish
Pages1273-1278
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics
Volume36
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 28 Mar 2003

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Keywords

  • matter-wave
  • optics
  • quantum
  • fluid mechanics
  • optical detection
  • physics

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In: Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, Vol. 36, No. 6, 28.03.2003, p. 1273-1278.

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