ISBN-10:
3527405070
ISBN-13:
9783527405077
Pub. Date:
09/28/2006
Publisher:
Wiley
Quantum Optics / Edition 3

Quantum Optics / Edition 3

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ISBN-13: 9783527405077
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 09/28/2006
Edition description: 3rd, Revised and Extended Edition
Pages: 520
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Werner Vogel studied physics at the Friedrich-Schiller University of Jena, where he received his PhD in 1980 and worked as a research assistent at the Physics Department. After three postdoc years at the University of St. Petersburg, he finished his habilitation thesis in Jena and became Lecturer for Theoretical Physics at the College of Education in Güstrow in 1989. Since 1992, he has been Professor of Theoretical Physics at the University of Rostock.

Dirk-Gunnar Welsch studied physics at the Friedrich-Schiller University of Jena. After receiving his PhD in 1972, he worked as a postdoctoral research fellow at the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research in Dubna. From 1974 to 1994 he was a scientific assistent and later senior scientific assistent at the Physics Department of the University of Jena, where he finished his habilitation thesis in 1980. He has been Professor of Theoretical Physics at the University of Jena since 1994.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Elements of quantum electrodynamics
Quantum states of bosonic systems
Phase-space representations
Quantum theory of damping
Photoelectric detection of light
Quantum-state reconstruction
Nonclassicality and entanglement of bosonic systems
Leaky optical cavities
Medium-assisted electromagnetic vacuum effects
Resonance fluorescence
A single atom in a high-Q cavity
Laser-driven quantized motion of a trapped atom

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