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Published: 30 June 2016

396 Pages | 73


ISBN: 9780198757450

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Lectures on Light

Nonlinear and Quantum Optics using the Density Matrix

Second Edition

Stephen C. Rand

  • Solutions manual available on request from the OUP website
  • Effective and focused development from elementary to sophisticated levels of understanding
  • Puts tools and concepts of quantum optics into the hands of beginners and non-specialists
  • Class-tested
  • An expressway on the topic for interdisciplinary learners
  • Complete treatment of many advanced topics
  • An exact analysis of optical magnetism

New to this Edition:

  • New section on quantum interference in Chapter 5
  • New sections on Laser Cooling of Solids and Quantum Information Processing in Chapter 7
  • New Section on Transverse Optical Magnetism
  • Double the number of homework problems in the first edition
  • New Appendix on Irreducible Representations of Magnetic Interactions