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Lecture31 - Laser(coherent light sources on the other hand have a more uniform(but still random distribution Poisson Bose-Einstein Poisson

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Counting photons tells us a lot about the light source. Random (incoherent) light sources, such as stars and light bulbs, emit photons with random arrival times and a Bose-Einstein distribution.
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Unformatted text preview: Laser (coherent) light sources, on the other hand, have a more uniform (but still random) distribution: Poisson. Bose-Einstein Poisson...
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This note was uploaded on 02/16/2011 for the course PHYS 2163 taught by Professor Briscoe during the Fall '10 term at GWU.

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