Coherence and Quantum Optics VIII: Proceedings of the Eighth by C. Cohen-Tannoudji (auth.), N. P. Bigelow, J. H. Eberly, C.

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By C. Cohen-Tannoudji (auth.), N. P. Bigelow, J. H. Eberly, C. R. Stroud, I. A. Walmsley (eds.)

The 8th Rochester convention on Coherence and Quantum Optics was once hung on the campus of the college of Rochester in the course of the interval June 13-16,2001. This quantity includes the court cases of the assembly. The assembly used to be preceded by way of an affiliated convention, the overseas convention on Quantum details, with a few overlapping classes on June thirteen. The court cases of the affiliated convention can be released individually through the Optical Society of the US. a number of papers that have been provided in universal plenary periods of the 2 meetings could be released in either complaints volumes. greater than 268 scientists from 28 international locations participated within the week lengthy discussions and shows. This convention differed from the former seven within the CQO sequence in numerous methods, crucial of which was once the absence of Leonard Mandel. Professor Mandel died a number of months sooner than the convention. a different memorial symposium in his honor was once held on the finish of the convention. The displays from that symposium are integrated during this complaints quantity. An innovation, that we think made a big contribution to the convention, was once the inclusion of a chain of invited lectures chaired by means of CQO founder Emil Wolf, reviewing the heritage of the fields of coherence and quantum optics prior to approximately 1970. those got through 3 well known contributors within the improvement of the sphere, C. Cohen-Tannoudji, 1. F. Clauser, and R. I. Glauber.

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Brossel at Ecole Normale Superieure in Paris, of A. Abragam in Saclay, of P. Jacquinot in Bellevue and Orsay. I should also mention the great efforts made in France after world war II for introducing young generations to modern physics. I still remember the very stimulating lectures on quantum mechanics which were given every week by A. Messiah in Saclay. Les Houches summer school which started in 1951 was also a unique place where every year about fifty young graduate or PhD students were spending two months following lectures given by the best physicists of the world.

Vigier, Phys. Rev. 96, 208 (1954). Fortunately, this work was published before the APS policy had been formulated. Presumably, it would have not passed muster under that policy. 20 L. deBroglie, Nonlinear Wave Mechanics, (Elsevier, Amsterdam, 1960); Ondes Electromagnetiques et Photons, (Gauthier-Villars, Paris, 1968); and Introduction to the Vigier Theory ofElementary Particles, (Elsevier, Amsterdam, 1963). 16 17 18 clean things up a little, and offers an argument as to how von Neumann's proof may not apply to his theory.

13 A. H. Compton and A. W. Simon, Phys. Rev. 26, 289-299 (1925). This experiment is a more precise repetition of an earlier experiment by W. Bothe and H. Geiger, Zeits. fUr Physik, 26,44 (1924). SchrOdinger, however, subsequently found a semi-classical explanation of this experiment, and went on to propose an important relevant experiment. ". 14 N. Bohr, H. A. Kramers, and 1. C. Slater, Phil. Mag. [6] 47, 785-802 (1924). 10 II 26 not specify any allowed error bounds for these unspecified experiments, which, if violated, might overturn or help confirm the far reaching conclusions that he draws.

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