Theoretical Quantum Optics II

Summer Semester 2011

Wednesdays 12.00 – 14.00 PH HS3 in building Physik Department I
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The lectures are planned for two semesters. For the second part (SS 11), topics include:

  • cavity quantum electrodynamics
  • laser cooling and optical lattices
  • ion traps

Prerequisites: Quantum mechanics I, Theoretical Quantum Optics I

Recommended literature:

  • D.F. Walls and G.J. Milburn: Quantum Optics (Springer 2006)
  • C. Cohen-Tannoudji, J. Dupont-Roc and G. Grynberg: Atom-Photon Interactions (Wiley 1992)
  • Metcalf and van der Straten: Laser Cooling and Trapping (Springer 1999)

Summaries of the lectures:

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