By Marlan O. Scully
Quantum optics has witnessed major theoretical and experimental advancements in recent times. This ebook offers an in-depth and wide-ranging creation to the topic, emphasizing during the easy ideas and their purposes. The ebook starts off by way of constructing the fundamental instruments of quantum optics, and is going directly to exhibit the applying of those instruments in quite a few quantum optical platforms, together with lasing with no inversion, squeezed states, and atom optics. the ultimate 4 chapters talk about quantum optical exams of the rules of quantum mechanics, and specific features of dimension thought. Assuming just a historical past of normal quantum mechanics and electromagnetic thought, and containing many difficulties and references, this ebook could be priceless to graduate scholars of quantum optics, in addition to to researchers during this box.
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