Editor's Picks Collection: Quantum Optics

To honor OSA's centennial, JOSA B Centennial Editor Prem Kumar selected articles from a variety of topic areas that reflect the progression of each area over the journal's history. Below is a collection of articles in the area of Spectroscopy.

Note that this selection of articles is not meant to be exhaustive but authoritative, showing that significant contributions were made and continue to be made in this area.

  1. Coherent states, squeezed fluctuations, and the SU(2) am SU(1,1) groups in quantum-optics applications

    J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 2(3) 458-466 (1985)

  2. Quantum and semiclassical steady states of a kicked cavity mode

    P. Filipowicz, J. Javanainen, and P. Meystre

    J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 3(6) 906-910 (1986)

  3. Squeezed-light generation by four-wave mixing near an atomic resonance

    R. E. Slusher, B. Yurke, P. Grangier, A. LaPorta, D. F. Walls, and M. Reid

    J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 4(10) 1453-1464 (1987)

  4. Squeezed states of light from an optical parametric oscillator

    Ling-An Wu, Min Xiao, and H. J. Kimble

    J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 4(10) 1465-1475 (1987)

  5. Quantum fluctuations in a two-mode parametric oscillator

    S. Reynaud, C. Fabre, and E. Giacobino

    J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 4(10) 1520-1524 (1987)

  6. Quantum wideband traveling-wave analysis of a degenerate parametric amplifier

    Carlton M. Caves and David D. Crouch

    J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 4(10) 1535-1545 (1987)

  7. Quantum-field theory of squeezing in solitons

    P. D. Drummond and S. J. Carter

    J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 4(10) 1565-1573 (1987)

  8. Quantum theory of soliton squeezing: a linearized approach

    H. A. Haus and Y. Lai

    J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 7(3) 386-392 (1990)

  9. Monte Carlo wave-function method in quantum optics

    Klaus Mølmer, Yvan Castin, and Jean Dalibard

    J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 10(3) 524-538 (1993)

  10. Reduction of quantum noise in optical parametric amplification

    J. A. Levenson, I. Abram, Th. Rivera, and Ph. Grangier

    J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 10(11) 2233-2238 (1993)