Accession Number : AD0616555

Title :   INTRODUCTION TO THE DENSITY MATRIX,

Corporate Author : NEW YORK UNIV N Y DEPT OF PHYSICS

Personal Author(s) : Glassgold,A. E.

Report Date : 1964

Pagination or Media Count : 61

Abstract : General properties of the density matrix are summarized. These properties are illustrated by examples such as electron spin, photon polarization, two-level maser, polarization of coupled spins, scattering of quantum mechanical systems, Dirac's density matrix, and Bloch's equation.

Descriptors :   (*OPERATORS(MATHEMATICS), QUANTUM THEORY), (*STATISTICAL MECHANICS, OPERATORS(MATHEMATICS)), (*QUANTUM THEORY, MATRICES(MATHEMATICS)), QUANTUM STATISTICS, DISTRIBUTION THEORY, PARTIAL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS, ELECTRONS, SPINNING(MOTION), PHOTONS, POLARIZATION, MASERS

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE