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Published: 27 April 2019

400 Pages | 73

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780198835905

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Lectures on Light

Nonlinear and Quantum Optics using the Density Matrix

Second Edition

Stephen C. Rand

  • 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
  • An illuminating guide for interdisciplinary learners
  • Complete treatment of many advanced topics
  • Solutions manual available for lecturers

New to this Edition:

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

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