Leno Pedrotti

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Leno Pedrotti


  • Full-Time Faculty


Dr. Pedrotti joined the faculty of the physics department in the fall of 1987 after completing his Ph.D. at the University of New Mexico in 1986. He does research in the area of quantum optics theory.


  • Ph.D., University of New Mexico, 1986

Research Interests

  • Quantum statistics of micro-lasers
  • Fundamental light/matter interactions
  • Transition from quantum to classical physics

Selected Publications

R. J. Brecha and L. M. Pedrotti, "Analysis of imperfect polarizer effects in magnetic rotation spectroscopy." Optics Express, Vol. 5, No. 5, 101, (1999).

Majeed, M. Hayat, Sergio N. Torres, and L. M. Pedrotti, "Theory of photon-coincidence statistics in photon-correlated beams." Optics Communications 169, 275, (1999).

Bobby Jones, Shohini Ghose, Perry R. Rice, and L. M. Pedrotti, "Photon statistics of a single atom laser." Phys. Rev. A 60, 3267 (1999).

L. M. Pedrotti, M. Sokol, and P. Rice, "Linewidth of four-level microcavity lasers." Phys. Rev. A 59, 2295 (1999).