IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - The photon sheds light on the quantum: Fluctuations and correlations tell the story

2009 Conference on Lasers & Electro-Optics Europe & 11th European Quantum Electronics Conference (CLEO/EQEC)

Author(s): Scully, M.O.
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 June 2009
Conference Location: Munich, Germany, Germany
Conference Date: 14 June 2009
Page(s): 1
ISBN (CD): 978-1-4244-4080-1
ISBN (Paper): 978-1-4244-4079-5
DOI: 10.1109/CLEOE-EQEC.2009.5194754
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The study of fluctuations and correlations has historically been a royal road into quantum mechanics. Planck fit the spectrum of thermal light by focusing on its entropy. Einstein used Planck's... View More

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