On the Wigner-Weisskopf approximation in quantum optics

Y. K. Wang, I. C. Khoo

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In this paper, we derive the Wigner-Weisskopf approximation by the perturbation theory of Lindstedt and Poincare, and show that the approximation actually corresponds to the lowest perturbative term.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)323-326
Number of pages4
JournalOptics Communications
Issue number4
StatePublished - Aug 1974

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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