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Exploring the World with the Laser

Dedicated to Theodor Hänsch on his 75th birthday

Editors: Meschede, Dieter, Udem, Thomas, Esslinger, Tilman (Eds.)

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  • Presents an overview of the state of the art in ultrafast laser phenomena, laser spectroscopy and quantum optics
  • Illustrates advances in laser physics and quantum technology
  • Dedicated to Nobel prize winner Theodor W. Hänsch by his collaborators
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About this book

This edition contains carefully selected contributions by leading scientists in high-resolution laser spectroscopy, quantum optics and laser physics. Emphasis is given to ultrafast laser phenomena, implementations of frequency combs, precision spectroscopy and high resolution metrology. Furthermore, applications of the fundamentals of quantum mechanics are widely covered. This book is dedicated to Nobel prize winner Theodor W. Hänsch on the occasion of his 75th birthday. The contributions are reprinted from a topical collection published in Applied Physics B, 2016.
Selected contributions are available open access under a CC BY 4.0 license via link.springer.com. Please see the copyright page for further details. 

About the authors

Prof. Dr. Tilman Esslinger

Head of the Quantum Optics Group, ETH Zürich, Switzerland

Research area: Quantum gases, quantum simulation, quantum optics

Major scientific accomplishments: first experimental realization of a Fermi-Hubbard model and the Mott insulator using a fermionic quantum gas trapped in an optical lattice, measurement of the critical exponent of the correlation length in a Bose gas, first realization of a one-dimensional atomic quantum gas, cavity QED and cavity opto-mechanics with Bose- Einstein condensates, observation of the Dicke quantum phase transition, optical lattices with Dirac points, realization of the topological Haldane model, observation of quantized conductance in a Fermi gas.

Prof. Dr. Dieter Meschede

Head of Quantum Technology group at University Bonn, Germany

Editor-in-Chief of the journal Applied Physics B – Lasers and Optics,

Research interests: Quantum technologies with single neutral atoms, few-atom quantum systems, discrete-time quantum walks, cavity QED, digital quantum simulators

Prof. Dr. Thomas Udem

Permanent research associate at the Laser spectroscopy division / Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics / Garching and Institute of Physics Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany.

Research interests: Ultraprecise laser spectroscopy, Frequency combs in the extreme ultraviolet, High harmonic generation, Atomic physics with ion traps, Precision spectroscopy of single atoms, hydrogen and hoydrogen-like systems, Test of fundamental laws, Search for slowly varying constants, Frequency combs infrared and extreme ultraviolet, Ion traps, Intra-cavity high harmonic generation

Table of contents (44 chapters)

Table of contents (44 chapters)
  • Unexpectedly Large Difference of the Electron Density at the Nucleus in the 4p 2P1/2,3/2 Fine-Structure Doublet of Ca+

    Pages 1-19

    Shi, C. (et al.)

  • New Avenues for Matter-Wave-Enhanced Spectroscopy

    Pages 21-34

    Rodewald, Jonas (et al.)

  • Yb Fiber Amplifier at 972.5 nm with Frequency Quadrupling to 243.1 nm

    Pages 35-44

    Burkley, Z. (et al.)

  • Optical Autler–Townes Spectroscopy in a Heteronuclear Mixture of Laser-Cooled Atoms

    Pages 45-58

    Bruni, C. (et al.)

  • From Quantum Transitions to Electronic Motions

    Pages 59-70

    Krausz, Ferenc

Buy this book

eBook $139.00
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  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $189.00
price for USA in USD
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Exploring the World with the Laser
Book Subtitle
Dedicated to Theodor Hänsch on his 75th birthday
Editors
  • Dieter Meschede
  • Thomas Udem
  • Tilman Esslinger
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-64346-5
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-64346-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-64345-8
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-87774-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 812
Number of Illustrations
31 b/w illustrations, 262 illustrations in colour
Topics