Quantum-theory of photodetection without the rotating wave approximation

  title={Quantum-theory of photodetection without the rotating wave approximation},
  author={Michael Fleischhauer},
  journal={Journal of Physics A},
A perturbative description of photodetection without the rotating wave approximation is presented. With the help of Green function techniques on an extended time contour renormalized expressions for the single- and multitime counting probabilities are derived, which explicitly reflect the causal propagation of signals. In the case of classical light fields the moments of the counting statistics can be expressed in terms of field correlation functions in agreement with the result of Bykov and… 

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