7.5 credits cr.
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Quantum optics is the study of light and its interaction with matter at microscopic scales, and forms the basis for many of today’s technologies and fields of research.
The course deals with experimental methods in quantum optics with an emphasis on quantum information applications and an overview of experimental techniques. These include generation and detection of single photons, quantum measurement, quantum noise, quantum correlation, light-atom interactions and experimental demonstrations of quantum cryptography and quantum teleportation.
This is an advanced course given during the daytime.
The course consists of both lectures and lab exercises.
Laboratory participation is obligatory. Under special circumstances, the examiner can waive participation in certain obligatory lessons after consultation with the responsible instructor.
Examination takes place through an oral exam and written laboratory report (the oral exam can be taken only upon submission of a written laboratory report).
Phone: +468 5537 8504
ScheduleThe schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
Course literatureNote that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.
- “Quantum Optics An Introduction” by Mark Fox, Oxford University Press, 2006. ISBN 0-19-856673
- “Introductory Quantum Optics 1st Edition” by Christopher Gerry, Peter Knight ISBN-13: 978-0521527354 ISBN-10: 052152735X
Här ligger ett skript.
When can I apply?
Registration is open from mid-March to mid-April for courses that run in the fall, and from mid-September to mid-October for courses that run in the spring.
Please note that many courses open for late registration in mid-July for courses in the autumn term and in mid-December for courses in the spring term.
Ana Predojevic, tel: 08 5537 8504, e-mail: email@example.com
Mohamed Bourennane, phone: +468-553 787 36, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Academic advisor at the Department of Physics: firstname.lastname@example.org
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