Canonical quantization of macroscopic electrodynamics in magneto-electric media

A. C. Judge*, M. J. Steel, J. E. Sipe, C. Martijn de Sterke

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We present a Hamiltonian for electrodynamics in lossy, dispersive, magneto-electric media, and diagonalize its canonical quantum counterpart. Our results provide a rigorous framework for classical and quantum optics in negative-index materials.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics, FIO 2012
Place of PublicationMelville, N.Y.
PublisherAmerican Institute of Physics
Number of pages3
ISBN (Print)9781557529565
Publication statusPublished - 2012
EventFrontiers in Optics, FIO 2012 - Rochester, NY, United States
Duration: 14 Oct 201218 Oct 2012


OtherFrontiers in Optics, FIO 2012
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityRochester, NY


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