|Statement||by the late Thomas Preston.|
|Contributions||Joly, Charles Jasper, 1864-1906, ed.|
|LC Classifications||QC355 .P94 1901|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||586|
|LC Control Number||32034956|
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This Third Edition, like its two predecessors, provides a detailed account of the basic theory needed to understand the properties of light and its interactions with atoms, in particular the many nonclassical effects that have now been observed in quantum-optical experiments. The earlier chapters describe the quantum mechanics of various optical processes, leading from the classical. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Preston, Thomas, Theory of light. London, Macmillan and Co., limited, (OCoLC) Additional Physical Format: Online version: Preston, Thomas, Theory of light. London ; New York: Macmillan, (OCoLC) Document Type. This third edition, like its two predecessors, provides a detailed account of the basic theory needed to understand the properties of light and its interactions with atoms, in particular the many nonclassical effects that have now been observed in quantum-optical experiments. The earlier chapters describe the quantum mechanics of various optical processes, leading from the classical /5(3).