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Published: 12 October 2006

616 Pages | 72 halftones, 156 line illus.

ISBN: 9780198509141

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Exploring the Quantum

Atoms, Cavities, and Photons

Serge Haroche and Jean-Michel Raimond

Oxford Graduate Texts

  • An introduction to quantum optics for quantum information scientists.
  • A comprehensive description of the physics of open quantum systems.
  • Direct demonstrations of quantum concepts, providing illustrations for teaching quantum physics and giving ideas for problem sets at an advanced level.
  • Useful to readers who are new to the conceptual aspects of the quantum world.
  • A unified presentation of different subfields of quantum optics: cavity QED, ion traps and cold atoms in optical lattices.