## Quantumlike systems in classical optics: applications of quantum optical methods

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

http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.24.000404

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### Abstract

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.

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**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

**ToC Category:**

Quantum Information

**History**

Original Manuscript: April 3, 2006

Revised Manuscript: June 9, 2006

Manuscript Accepted: July 11, 2006

Published: January 26, 2007

**Citation**

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)

http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-24-2-404

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