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Jun 7th 2017

Learn about ultracold atoms and Bose-Einstein Condensate and applications to solid-state physics and quantum information science. In this physics course you will learn about ultracold bosons and fermions, and you will hear from Prof. Ketterle about Bose-Einstein condensation (BEC).

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May 10th 2017

Learn about light forces, laser cooling and how to create optical atom traps. In this physics course, you will learn about the spontaneous and stimulated light force and friction force in molasses and optical standing waves. You will also study light forces in the dressed atom picture. The course will discuss the techniques of magneto-optical traps and sub-Doppler and sub-recoil cooling.

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Apr 12th 2017

Learn about the Optical Bloch equations and their solutions with applications to open system dynamics. This physics course presents a general derivation of the master equation and the optical Bloch equations. You will learn about various solutions of the optical Bloch equations, and you will discuss the quantum Monte Carlo wavefunction approach. The course will conclude with a discussion of unraveling open system quantum dynamics.

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Feb 15th 2017

Learn about the physics of photons with applications to modern atomic and optical physics. In this physics course, you will learn about the quantum description of light with applications to squeezed states of light and teleportation as well as the non-classical states of light and single photons. You will learn how to do metrology with light. You will also learn about correlations with photons as well as atom correlation functions.

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Jan 15th 2016

Fifth part of a course in modern atomic and optical physics: the physics of atomic coherence.

Average: 5 (8 votes)
Dec 14th 2015

Fourth part of a course in modern atomic and optical physics: the physics of line shapes and two-photon transitions.

Average: 7.5 (2 votes)

Nov 16th 2015

Third part of a course in modern atomic and optical physics: the physics of interactions of atoms with an electromagnetic field.

Average: 10 (1 vote)
Oct 19th 2015

Second part of a course in modern atomic and optical physics: the structure of atoms, and how they behave in static electromagnetic fields.

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Sep 21st 2015

First part of a course in modern atomic and optical physics: the physics of resonances, a central theme in atomic physics.

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