A many-particle quantum-kinetic formalism for describing properties of light emitters in frozen dielectrics
1 Institute for Spectroscopy RAS, 108840 Troitsk, Moscow, Russia
2 Moscow State Pedagogical University, 119991 Moscow, Russia
3 Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, 1417009 Dolgoprudny, Russia
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Published online: 13 December 2016
A many particle quantum-kinetic formalism is suggested to derive the Maxwell-Bloch-type equations which describe the interaction of quantum emitters with light in a frozen dielectric. It is shown that the quantum-kinetic formalism can meet the concept of local variations of dielectric properties and their influence on the emitter. The definitions of the local response and the effective refractive index in macroscopically homogeneous media are discussed.
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