Accession Number : AD0683032

Title :   COHERENCE AND FLUCTUATION PROPERTIES OF LIGHT.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Mar 65-30 Nov 68,

Corporate Author : ROCHESTER UNIV N Y DEPT OF PHYSICS AND ASTRONOMY

Personal Author(s) : Mandel,Leonard

Report Date : JAN 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 25

Abstract : The report includes work on classical and quantum theories of coherence, theory of photon counting statistics, theory of laser fluctuations, and photoelectric correlation measurements. The research resulted in 12 scientific papers, and summaries of these papers are given. Also listed are 50 lectures dealing with different aspects of the research, which were presented at various times during the period of the contract. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*LIGHT, *COHERENT RADIATION), PHOTONS, CORRELATION TECHNIQUES, QUANTUM THEORY, LASERS, STATISTICAL DATA, PHOTOTUBES, STOCHASTIC PROCESSES

Subject Categories : Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE