Universität Wien FIND

260024 VO Quantum Optics II (2017W)

2.50 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 26 - Physik

In this course we will learn about the quantum mechanical description of light and its interaction with matter.

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Language: English

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Wednesday 04.10. 10:15 - 11:45 Erwin-Schrödinger-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 11.10. 10:15 - 11:45 Erwin-Schrödinger-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 18.10. 10:15 - 11:45 Erwin-Schrödinger-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 25.10. 10:15 - 11:45 Erwin-Schrödinger-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 08.11. 10:15 - 11:45 Erwin-Schrödinger-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 15.11. 10:15 - 11:45 Erwin-Schrödinger-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 22.11. 10:15 - 11:45 Erwin-Schrödinger-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 29.11. 10:15 - 11:45 Erwin-Schrödinger-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 06.12. 10:15 - 11:45 Erwin-Schrödinger-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 13.12. 10:15 - 11:45 Erwin-Schrödinger-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 10.01. 10:15 - 11:45 Erwin-Schrödinger-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 17.01. 10:15 - 11:45 Erwin-Schrödinger-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 24.01. 10:15 - 11:45 Erwin-Schrödinger-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 31.01. 10:15 - 11:45 Erwin-Schrödinger-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien

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Aims, contents and method of the course

Overview
In this course we will learn about the quantum mechanical description of light and its interaction with matter.
Topics will include: Quantization of the Electromagnetic Field, Beam Splitters and interferometers, Parametric down-conversion, Interaction of light with matter: The Jaynes-Cummings model Applications of quantum states of light in quantum information Entanglement in quantum optics.

Assessment and permitted materials

Final oral exam (30% of the overall mark)

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Prerequisites: Quantum mechanics and basics of electrodynamics.

Examination topics

Reading list

Reading material:
[1] D.F. Walls, G.J. Milburn: Quantum Optics. (Springer, 2nd edition)
[2] Quantum Optics Marlan O. Scully, M. Suhail Zubairy, Cambridge University Press, 4 Sep 1997 - Science - 630 pages
[3] S. Haroche, J.-M. Raimond: Exploring the Quantum. Atom, Cavities and Photons (Oxford University Press)
[4] G. Grynberg, A. Aspect, C. Fabre: Introduction to Quantum Optics (Cambridge University Press)

Association in the course directory

MF 6, MaG 17

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