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Quantum optics and Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy : a dissertation in two parts

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Title: Quantum optics and Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy : a dissertation in two parts
Authors: Perkins, Jeffrey Jonathan
Keywords: Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy
quantum optics
Issue Date: Dec 2010
Publisher: [Honolulu] : [University of Hawaii at Manoa], [December 2010]
Abstract: In this dissertation, we solve for the form of the multiple pump mode spontaneous downconversion spectrum, by expanding the pump field in a superposition of Seigman's Complex Gauss-Hermite modes. We also examine the use of Diffraction Gratings as quantum state "cleaners," in that they may be used to distill a specific quantum state from a corresponding superposition of undesirable states. Work was also done in Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy; we use the technique to determine the hydration state of hydrated sulfates in a Martian environment, and examine the effect of the bremmstrahlung background on the predictive ability of the technique.
Description: Ph.D. University of Hawaii at Manoa 2010.
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Appears in Collections:Ph.D. - Physics

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