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Quantum Optics

Including Noise Reduction, Trapped Ions, Quantum Trajectories, and Decoherence

Authors: Orszag, Miguel

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Quantum Optics gives a very broad coverage of basic laser-related phenomena that allow scientist and engineers to carry out research in quantum optics and laser physics.

It covers quantization of the electromagnetic field, quantum theory of coherence, atom-field interaction models, resonance fluorescence, quantum theory of damping, laser theory using both the master equation and the Langevin theory, the correlated emission laser, input-output theory with applications to non-linear optics, quantum trajectories, quantum non-demolition measurements and generation of non-classical vibrational states of ions in a Paul trap. In this second edition, there is an enlarged chapter on decoherence, as well as additional material dealing with elements of quantum computation, entanglement of pure and mixed states as well as a chapter on quantum copying and processors.

These topics are presented in a unified and didactic manner. The presentation of the book is clear and pedagogical; it balances the theoretical aspect of quantum optics and quantum information theory with recent relevant experiments.

Table of contents (22 chapters)

Table of contents (22 chapters)
  • Einstein’s Theory of Atom–Radiation Interaction

    Pages 1-10

  • Atom–Field Interaction: Semiclassical Approach

    Pages 11-19

  • Quantization of the Electromagnetic Field

    Pages 21-29

  • States of the Electromagnetic Field I

    Pages 31-39

  • States of the Electromagnetic Field II

    Pages 41-52

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eBook $69.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Quantum Optics
Book Subtitle
Including Noise Reduction, Trapped Ions, Quantum Trajectories, and Decoherence
Authors
Copyright
2008
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-540-72707-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-540-72707-1
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-09180-3
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
XX, 414
Number of Illustrations
89 b/w illustrations
Additional Information
Originally published in the series: Advanced Texts in Physics
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