BGU Physics Department

Quantum Optics
203-2-4321

Lecturer: Prof. Ilana Bar
Office hours: Sunday 16:00 -18:00 @ 54/227

Lecture Hours:  Tuesday 9:00 - 12:00  @  54/-107 (students lab A)

Lectures:

Date Topic Lecturer
1

Introduction and Interaction of Light with Matter I

2

Basic Optical Processes

3 Non-linear Optics and Multiphoton Processes
4 Interaction of Light with Matter II
5

Interaction of Light with Matter III

6 Photon statistics and photon antibunching
7

Coherent states and squeezed light

8

Optical cooling and trapping of atoms

9

Quantum cryptography

10

Quantum computation

11

Entangled states and quantum teleportation

12

Supercontinuum


Class Textbooks:

 


Course Policy:

Each student will present a specific topic.  The presentation should cover
the
theoretical aspects of the subject as well as some applications.

By the end of the semester a short quiz,
covering the discussed subjects,
will be given.


Grades:


Quiz - 20%
Presentation - 80%