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.
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics|
|Publication status||Published - 28 Mar 2003|
- fluid mechanics
- optical detection
Whitlock, N. K., Barnett, S. M., & Jeffers, J. (2003). Semiclassical theory of matter-wave detection. Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, 36(6), 1273-1278. https://doi.org/10.1088/0953-4075/36/6/315