Classical Evolution of Quantum Elliptic States

March 1999


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Table of Contents

Title Slide

Classical Rydberg Electrons

Rydberg Atoms in Weak External Fields

Change of Variables to
Two Effective Angular Momenta

These Simple Classical Equations
Explain Several Experimental Results

Quantum Perturbation Theory

Quantum Effective Hamiltonian

Coherent States of SO(4)

Take Home Messages

Authors:
Paolo Bellomo and C. R. Stroud, Jr.

Corresponding Author:
Paolo Bellomo

Email:
paolo.bellomo@usa.net

Research Group Home Page:
http://www.optics.rochester.edu/~stroud/