罗切斯特大学光学研究所的Xiaofeng Qian博士访问研究院并作学术报告

发布者:邢晓东发布时间:2016-03-20浏览次数:104

学术报告

  

Title“Polarization” without Polarization – Generalized Optical Coherence

Dr. Xiaofeng Qian

Institute of Optics, University of Rochester

Abstract

Quantum concepts have begun to invade classical optics and surprising results are being reported for coherence and entanglement. This is due to the fact that the mathematical structures of multiple independent degrees of freedom and their superposition properties are strictly analogous for a quantum wave function comparing to a classical light field. We have examined the unexplored territory of entanglement between the temporal and transverse spatial (time-space) degrees of freedom of a light beam. Surprisingly, this has led to the discovery of a generalized ``polarization and has consequently provided a new and comprehensive view of coherence. We have designed a novel spatial mode tomography apparatus and carried out experiments to obtain first quantitative measures of this new ``polarization with a Poincar\'e sphere representation.

 

Biography:

Dr. Xiaofeng Qian received his Ph.D degree in physics from the Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Rochester in April 2014. He then became a Visiting Scientist and subsequently an Instructor/Fellow at the same institute. Since July 2015 he was employed as a Research Associate by the Institute of Optics, University of Rochester. His research focuses on both theoretical and experimental issues in quantum physics and coherence optics.

 

 时间:2016322日上午10

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