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summer sem. 2023
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Department of Physics
open chemistry
KVL / Klausuren / MAP 1st HS: 17.04  2nd HS: 05.06  sem.br.: 24.07  begin WS: 15.10

4020230033 Quantum Optics  VVZ 

Tue 13-15
weekly NEW 15 2'101 (24) Arno Rauschenbeutel
Fri 11-12
weekly NEW 15 2'101 (24) Arno Rauschenbeutel
Fri 12-13
weekly NEW 15 2'101 (24) Arno Rauschenbeutel


classroom language
Students are able to systematize the basics and the theoretical description of quantum optics and are able to apply these to the solution of relevant problems.
Knowledge of Optics, Quantum Mechanics, and
the content of either the course Laser Physics or Fundamentals of Optical Sciences.
structure / topics / contents
- Semiclassical Light-Atom Interaction
- Light Waves as Classical Harmonic Oscillators
- Quantization of a Single Field Mode
- Coherent States
- Quantized Light-Atom Interaction
- Cavity Quantum Electrodynamics
- Spontaneous Emission in Free Space
- Resonance Fluorescence, Mollow-Triplet
- Adiabatic Interaction
- Adiabatic Interaction for 3-Level-Atoms
- Quantum Coherence Functions
- Optical Tests of Quantum Mechanics
- Cooling and Trapping of Neutral Atoms
assigned modules
P24.4.b P35.1 P35.3
amount, credit points; Exam / major course assessment
4 SWS, 6 SP/ECTS (Arbeitsanteil im Modul für diese Lehrveranstaltung, nicht verbindlich)
Written or oral exam (to be determined by the examiner)
Arno Rauschenbeutel, Inst. f. Phys., Newtonstr. 15, Raum 3'515
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