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  • Editor: Gregory W. Faris
  • Vol. 2, Iss. 7 — Jul. 16, 2007

One-photon electrodynamics in optical fiber–fluorophore systems: III. One-polariton propagation in fluorophore-driven fibers

Rod W.C. Vance and François Ladouceur  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 24, Issue 6, pp. 1369-1382 (2007)

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A simple model of the electromagnetic field coupled to matter as a system of coupled quantum harmonic oscillators (QHOs) with a photon number conserving Hamiltonian is specialized to a translationally invariant optical fiber and then equipped with a QHO model for a one-photon fluorophore source. In the narrowband fluorescence limit, this fluorophore model becomes the same as the classical model for a current loop antenna.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(060.5530) Fiber optics and optical communications : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(180.1790) Microscopy : Confocal microscopy
(270.2500) Quantum optics : Fluctuations, relaxations, and noise
(270.5580) Quantum optics : Quantum electrodynamics

ToC Category:
Quantum Optics

Original Manuscript: January 3, 2007
Revised Manuscript: February 12, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: February 13, 2007
Published: May 17, 2007

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Vol. 2, Iss. 7 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

Rod W. C. Vance and François Ladouceur, "One-photon electrodynamics in optical fiber-fluorophore systems: III. One-polariton propagation in fluorophore-driven fibers," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 24, 1369-1382 (2007)

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