Light field: Quantum statesof light, quantum coherence functions, beam splitter andinterferometer, non-classical states, bunching and anti-bunching, HBTexperiment
Atom-photon interaction: Jaynes-Cummings model,dressed states, spontaneous emission, optical Bloch equations,Maxwell-Bloch equations, pulse propagation, coherent phenomena inthree-level systems
Laser cooling and trapping
Lectures T Th 10:50 -12:05 PM
Final project (40%)
Text: Gerry and Knight, Introductory quantum optics
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