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Journal of the Optical Society of America B

Journal of the Optical Society of America B


  • Editor: Henry M. Van Driel
  • Vol. 24, Iss. 2 — Feb. 1, 2007
  • pp: 404–407

Quantumlike systems in classical optics: applications of quantum optical methods

Sabino Chávez-Cerda, Jesús R. Moya-Cessa, and Héctor M. Moya-Cessa  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 24, Issue 2, pp. 404-407 (2007)

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We give a solution to the problem of light propagation in an inhomogeneous medium and in particular we show how to construct such an inhomogeneous medium so that it can produce quantumlike entangled functions. Using the correspondence between classical optics and quantum mechanics, we apply quantum optics methods to find the desired solution.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
(190.4420) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, transverse effects in
(270.5530) Quantum optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(350.5500) Other areas of optics : Propagation

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Original Manuscript: April 3, 2006
Revised Manuscript: June 9, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: July 11, 2006
Published: January 26, 2007

Sabino Chávez-Cerda, Jesús R. Moya-Cessa, and Héctor M. Moya-Cessa, "Quantumlike systems in classical optics: applications of quantum optical methods," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 24, 404-407 (2007)

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