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By Stig Stenholm

Provides the theoretical foundations of regular country laser spectroscopy at an common point. common foundations and particular beneficial properties of nonlinear results are summarized, laser operation and laser spectroscopy are awarded, and laser box fluctuations and the consequences of box quantization are handled. It offers exact derivations so the reader can determine all effects. References are accumulated in separate sections and shape a brief description of the heritage and easy advancements within the box

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E u(A) as diagonal entries. The equivalence of CI ~ D ~ 1;1 and u(A) c: [C, e] is easy to see. (iv) Choosing C= -I; in (3e) and exploiting the equivalence of u(A) c: 1;] with 9(A) = II A 112 ~ one obtains (3f). (v) The proof of (3g) is postponed (after Remark 6). 3. A matrix A is positive definite (semi-definite) Hermitian and all eigenvalues are positive (nonnegative). if and only if A is Proof. The demonstration of this assertion is elementary for a diagonal matrix D. Let A = QDQH be the diagonalisation of A (c!.

The characteristic polynomial of A is the product of the charadteristic polynomials of AICIC (K e B). Sa) V(A) = max{IAI: A eigenvalue of AICIC : K e B} = max{v(A ICIC ); K e B}. 6. Norms (d) The diagonal-blocks of block-triangular or block-diagonal matrices satisfy (P(A»":lC = P(A KK ) (I( e B, P polynomial). 5c) (e) The block-diagonal structure is invariant with respect to the application of polynomials P: P (blockdiag {DK: I( e B}) = blockdiag {P(DK): I( e B}. 1 Vector Norms In the following let V be a finite-dimensional vector space over the field IK that may be R or C.

1. (A) be taken over all different eigenvalues in u(A). 4d) is a divisor of the characteristic polynomial X(e). t(e) is called the minimum function of A, because it is the polynomial of smallest degree satisfying the following requirement (5). 4 (Cayley-Hamilton). t and X be the minimum function and the characteristic polynomial of a matrix A, respectively. t(A) = X(A) = 0 (0: zero matrix). 5) Proof (i) To prove pCB) = 0 for a polynomial p, it suffices to show q(B) = 0 for a divisor polynomial q.