Counting Statistics of Photons Produced by Electronic Shot Noise.

Beenakker, C. W. J. and Schomerus, Henning (2001) Counting Statistics of Photons Produced by Electronic Shot Noise. Physical review letters, 86 (4). pp. 700-703. ISSN 1079-7114

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A theory is presented for the photodetection statistics of radiation produced by current fluctuations in a phase-coherent conductor. Deviations are found from the Poisson statistics that would result from a classical current. For detection in a narrow frequency interval δÏ�, the photocount distribution has the negative-binomial form of blackbody radiation if eδÏ� is less than the mean current IÌ in the conductor. When electronic localization sets in, IÌ drops below eδÏ� and a different type of super-Poissonian photon statistics results.

Item Type: Journal Article
Journal or Publication Title: Physical review letters
Additional Information: Copyright 2001 American Physical Society.
Uncontrolled Keywords: /dk/atira/pure/researchoutput/libraryofcongress/qc
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics
ID Code: 693
Deposited By: Dr Henning Schomerus
Deposited On: 31 Oct 2007
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 20 Jan 2020 01:31

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