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The period of oscillation is becoming infinite as E0 vanishes. 34 ryszard tanas´ The solution (112) is fully periodic, but it does not allow for the complete transfer of energy from the fundamental to the second harmonic pﬃﬃﬃﬃﬃﬃﬃﬃﬃﬃﬃﬃﬃﬃﬃ pﬃﬃﬃﬃ mode. The 1 À E0 . We have to maximum that can be achieved by ub is equal to remember, moreover, that the solution (112) has been obtained with the decorrelation (107), and it is only an approximate solution. D. Numerical Methods When analytical solutions are not known and the approximate analytical methods give results of limited applicability, the numerical methods may be a solution.
With this initial state the only state that can be created in the process is the state j0; 1i with one photon in the second-harmonic mode and zero photons in the fundamental mode. Next, the second-harmonic photon can be downconverted into two photons of the fundamental mode, and we observe fully periodic evolution. The evolution is thus restricted to the twodimensional subspace fj2; 0i; j0; 1ig. The Hamiltonian matrix in this subspace has the form pﬃﬃﬃ ! 0 2 ð128Þ H I ¼ "hk pﬃﬃﬃ 2 0 the diagonalizing matrix U has the form 1 1 À1 U À1 ¼ pﬃﬃﬃ ð129Þ À1 1 2 1 1 pﬃﬃﬃ pﬃﬃﬃ and the two eigenvalues are l0 ¼ À 2 and l1 ¼ 2.
The approximate solution correctly predicts the transition from the second harmonic regime to the downconversion regime, which is the physical reason for starting oscillations. The quantum noise really induces macroscopic revivals, but subsequent maxima are smaller and smaller and the second harmonic intensity asymptotically approaches a certain value. Without quantum fluctuations the solution is a monotonic function as shown in the figure by the dotted curve. The quantum noise is necessary to trigger the macroscopic changes in the intensity of the second-harmonic mode.
Advances in Chemical Physics, Vol.119, Part 1. Modern Nonlinear Optics (Wiley 2001) by Myron W. Evans, Ilya Prigogine, Stuart A. Rice