• Poincaré sphere representation for three state systems

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      Quantum mechanics; ray space; Poincaré sphere

    • Abstract


      We point out that the Poincaré sphere can be used to represent the rays of a three state quantum system. Those interested in geometric phase phenomena may find this representation a useful aid to visualize the global structure of ray space.

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      Joseph Samuel1

      1. Raman Research Institute, Bangalore - 560 080, India
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  • Pramana – Journal of Physics | News

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