Advances in Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics

Edited by

  • Gerhard Rempe, Max-Planck Institute for Quantum Optics, Garching bei Muenchen, Germany.
  • Marlan Scully, Ph.D. Physics, M.S. Physics, B.S. Engineering Physics, Texas A&M University, Institute for Quantum Physics, College Station, U.S.A.

Book celebrating and honouring the work and life of Professor Herbert Walther. Areas of emphasis include quantum optics, in general, and BEC, atomic coherence, quantum interference, etc. in particular.
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Book information

  • Published: July 2006
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-003853-4

Table of Contents

PrefaceNon-Classical Light From Artificial Atoms (T. Aichele, M. Scholz, S. Ramelow and O. Benson)Quantum Chaos, Transport and Control – in quantum optics (J. Madroñero, A. Ponomarev, A.R.R. Carvalho, S. Wimberger, C. Viviescas, A. Kolovsky, K. Hornberger, P. Schlagheck, A. Krug and A. Buchleitner)Manipulating Single Atoms (D. Meschede and A. Rauschenbeutel)Spatial Imaging with Wavefront Coding and Optical Coherence Tomography (T. Hellmuth)The Quantum Properties of Multimode Optical Amplifiers Revisited (G. Leuchs, U.L. Andersen and C. Fabre)Quantum Optics of Ultra-Cold Molecules (D. Meiser, T. Miyakawa, H. Uys and P. Meystre) Atom Manipulation in Optical Lattices (G. Raithel and N. Morrow)Femtosecond Laser Interaction with Solid Surfaces: Explosive Ablation and Self-Assembly of Ordered Nanostructures (J. Reif)Characterization of Single Photons Using Two-Photon Interference (T. Legero, T. Wilk, A. Kuhn and G. Rempe)Fluctuations in Ideal and Interacting Bose-Einstein Condensates: From the Laser Phase Transition Analogy to Squeezed States and Bogoliubov Quasiparticles (V.V. Kocharovsky, V.V. Kocharovsky, M. Holthaus, C.H. Raymond Ooi, A. Svidzinsky, W. Ketterle and M.O. Scully)LIDAR-Monitoring of the Air with Femtosecond Plasma Channels (L. Wöste, S. Frey and J-P. Wolf)IndexContents of Volumes in this Serial