The Role of Vacuum Fluctuations and Spontaneous Emission in the Laser Linewidth Academic Article uri icon


  • The phase diffusion coefficient for the laser is due to various mixtures of spontaneous emission and vacuum fluctuation noise depending upon the type of spectrometer used or measurement made. 1988 IOP Publishing Ltd.

published proceedings

  • Physica Scripta

author list (cited authors)

  • Scully, M. O., & Stenholm, S.

citation count

  • 8

complete list of authors

  • Scully, Marlan O||Stenholm, S

publication date

  • January 1988