PHYS 7710 - Quantum Optics
(3 Credits)

Matter-radiation interaction, spectral line broadening, quantization of the radiation field, degree of coherence of light; number, coherent, chaotic and squeezed states of light, quantum theory of detection, laser theory, resonance fluorescence, light scattering, non-linear quantum optics. Not to be held with the former 016.708. [Prerequisite: permission of instructor].