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Light - The Physics of the Photon

1st Edition

By Ole Keller

CRC Press

484 pages

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Description

From the early wave-particle arguments to the mathematical theory of electromagnetism to Einstein's work on the quantization of light, different descriptions of what constitutes light have existed for over 300 years. Light - The Physics of the Photon examines the photon phenomenon from several perspectives. It demonstrates the importance of studyin

Table of Contents

Classical Optics in Global Vacuum. Light Rays and Geodesics. Maxwell Theory in General Relativity. Photon Wave Mechanics. Single-Photon Quantum Optics in Minkowskian Space. Photon Embryo States. Photon Source Domain and Propagators. Photon Vacuum and Quanta in Minkowskian Space. Two-Photon Entanglement in Space-Time. Bibliography. Index.

About the Author

Ole Keller is a professor of physics and nanotechnology at Aalborg University in Denmark.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI055000
SCIENCE / Physics
SCI057000
SCIENCE / Quantum Theory
TEC019000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Lasers & Photonics