Quantum optics; an introduction.9780198566731
Quantum optics Quantum optics is a field of research in physics, dealing with the application of quantum mechanics to phenomena involving light and its interactions with matter. History of quantum optics ; an introduction.
Oxford U. Press
Oxford master series in physics; 6
Fox (physics, U. of Sheffield) writes for advanced undergraduates and early graduate students in this foundational text, focusing on photons, atom-photon interactions and quantum informational processing. Although he offers derivations as appropriate, Fox concentrates on intuitive physical understanding and offers illustrations, worked examples and exercises with an emphasis on experimental observations of quantum optical phenomena. He covers classical optics, quantum mechanics quantum mechanics: see quantum theory.
Branch of mathematical physics that deals with atomic and subatomic systems. It is concerned with phenomena that are so small-scale that they cannot be described in classical terms, and it is , radiative transitions in atoms, photon statistics and antibunching, coherent states and "squeezed light," photon number states, resonant light-atom interactions, atoms in optical cavities, cold atoms, quantum cryptography and computing, entangled en·tan·gle
tr.v. en·tan·gled, en·tan·gling, en·tan·gles
1. To twist together or entwine into a confusing mass; snarl.
2. To complicate; confuse.
3. To involve in or as if in a tangle. states and quantum teleportation. Appendices address Poisson statistics, parametric amplification, the density of states In statistical and condensed matter physics, Density of states (DOS) is a property that quantifies how closely packed energy levels are in a quantum-mechanical system. It is usually denoted with one of the symbols g, , low-dimensional semiconductor structures, nuclear magnetic resonance nuclear magnetic resonance: see magnetic resonance.
nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR)
Selective absorption of very high-frequency radio waves by certain atomic nuclei subjected to a strong stationary magnetic field. , and Bose-Einstein condensation.
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