By Paul R. Berman

Principles of Laser Spectroscopy and Quantum Optics is a vital textbook for graduate scholars learning the interplay of optical fields with atoms. It additionally serves as an awesome reference textual content for researchers operating within the fields of laser spectroscopy and quantum optics.

The publication offers a rigorous creation to the prototypical difficulties of radiation fields interacting with - and three-level atomic structures. It examines the interplay of radiation with either atomic vapors and condensed subject platforms, the density matrix and the Bloch vector, and functions related to linear absorption and saturation spectroscopy. different issues comprise gap burning, darkish states, gradual mild, and coherent brief spectroscopy, in addition to atom optics and atom interferometry. within the moment half the textual content, the authors reflect on functions within which the radiation box is quantized. subject matters contain spontaneous decay, optical pumping, sub-Doppler laser cooling, the Heisenberg equations of movement for atomic and box operators, and lightweight scattering by way of atoms in either vulnerable and robust exterior fields. The concluding bankruptcy deals tools for developing entangled and spin-squeezed states of matter.

teachers can create a one-semester direction in response to this booklet by means of combining the introductory chapters with a range of the extra complex fabric. A options guide is on the market to teachers.

  • Rigorous creation to the interplay of optical fields with atoms
  • Applications contain linear and nonlinear spectroscopy, darkish states, and gradual mild
  • Extensive bankruptcy on atom optics and atom interferometry
  • Conclusion explores entangled and spin-squeezed states of subject
  • Solutions guide (available in basic terms to teachers)

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