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Advances in Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780120038527, 9780080460253

Advances in Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics, Volume 52

1st Edition

Series Volume Editors: Paul Berman Chun Lin
Hardcover ISBN: 9780120038527
eBook ISBN: 9780080460253
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 13th January 2006
Page Count: 452
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Table of Contents

Exploring Quantum Matter with Ultracold Atoms in Optical Lattices
I. Bloch, and M. Greiner

The Kicked Rydberg Atom
F.B. Dunning, J.C. Lancaster, C.O. Reinhold, S. Yoshida, and J. Burgdörfer

Photonic State Tomography
J.B. Altepeter, E.R. Jeffrey, and P.G. Kwiat

Fine Structure in High-L Rydberg States: A Path to Properties of Positive Ions
S.R. Lundeen

A Storage Ring for Neutral Molecules
F.M.H. Crompvoets, H.L. Bethlem, and G. Meijer

Nonadiabatic Alignment by Intense Pulses. Concepts, Theory, and Directions
T. Seideman, and E. Hamilton

Relativistic Nonlinear Optics
D. Umstadter, S. Sepke, and S. Chen

Coupled-State Treatment of Charge Transfer
T.G. Winter


Contents of Volumes in this Serial


This volume of Advances in Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics continues the tradition of the Advances series. It contains contributions from experts in the field of atomic, molecular, and optical (AMO) physics. The articles contain some review material, but are intended to provide a comprehensive picture of recent important developments in AMO physics. Both theoretical and experimental articles are included in the volume.

Key Features

  • International experts
  • Comprehensive articles
  • New developments


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About the Series Volume Editors

Paul Berman

Paul Berman

Paul Berman is Professor of Physics at the University of Michigan. In a career spanning over 40 years, Professor Berman has been engaged in theoretical research related to the interaction of radiation with matter. Of particular interest is the identification of atom-field configurations which can result in qualitatively new phenomena. Professor Berman is a Fellow of the American Physical Society and the Optical Society of America. He is the co-author of a textbook, Principles of Laser Spectroscopy and Quantum Optics, published in2010 by Princeton University Press.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Michigan, Physics Department, Ann Arbor, USA

Chun Lin

Chun Lin

Chun C. Lin is Professor of Physics at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. He has been working in various areas of atomic and molecular physics for several decades. He received the American Physical Society Will Allis Prize “for advancing the understanding of the microscopic behavior of ionized gases through his innovative and pioneering studies of excitation in electron and ion collisions with atomic and molecular targets” in 1996. He is a Fellow of the American Physical Society and has served as the Chair of the Division of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics in the American Physical Society (1994 – 1995).

Affiliations and Expertise

Physics Department, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA