`BGU Physics Department`
* Quantum Optics *

course number 203-2-4321
(3 points, 3 hours)

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## Syllabus

- The Quantum theory of matter-radiation interaction
- Stimulated emission
- Dipole Oscillator model
- Density operator
- Semi-classical theory of the Laser
- Non linear optics
- The quantum theory of light
- second quantization
- Quantum electro-dynamic theory and the Rabi oscillations
- Spontaneous emission of single atom and of many atoms
- super-radiance
- Number state and number and phase operators
- and Squeezed States.

### Sources:

- Marlan O. Scully, M. Suhail Zubairy, Quantum optics, Cambridge UP
1997, QC 446.2.S4

- Pierre Meystre, Murray Sargent III, Elements of quantum optics,
Springer 1999, QC 446.2.M49

- L. Allen, J. H. Eberly, Optical resonance and two-level atoms,
New York: Dover 1987, QC 476.5.A44

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