Description

Advances in Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics publishes reviews of recent developments in a field that is in a state of rapid growth, as new experimental and theoretical techniques are used on many old and new problems. Topics covered include related applied areas, such as atmospheric science, astrophysics, surface physics and laser physics. Articles are written by distinguished experts and contain relevant review material and detailed descriptions of important recent developments.

Key Features

• International experts
• Comprehensive articles
• New developments

Readership

Libraries, Graduate Students and Researchers

Table of Contents

Editorial Board

Contributors

Preface

Chapter 1. Ultracold Few-Body Systems

1 Introduction

2 Interactions in Ultracold Gases

3 Efimov Physics in Ultracold Quantum Gases

4 Beyond the Efimov Scenario

5 Other Three-Body Systems Relevant for Cold Atom Physics

6 Outlook

Acknowledgments

References

Chapter 2. Shortcuts to Adiabaticity

1 Introduction

2 General Formalisms

3 Expansions of Trapped Particles

4 Transport

5 Internal State engineering

6 Wavepacket Splitting

7 Discussion

Acknowledgments

References

Chapter 3. Excitons and Cavity Polaritons for Optical Lattice Ultracold Atoms

1 Introduction

2 Ultracold Atoms in an Optical Lattice as Artificial Crystals

3 Excitons in Optical Lattices

4 Cavity QED with Excitons: Polaritons

5 Optical Lattices with Defects: Beyond the Mott Insulator State

6 Conclusions

Acknowledgments

References

Chapter 4. Quantum Science and Metrology with Mixed-Species Ion Chains

1 Introduction

2 Normal Modes of Mixed-Species Chains

3 Sympathetic Cooling

4 Re-Ordering Ions of Different Mass

5 Quantum Logic Readout

6 Quantum Computation

7 Quantum State Engineering

8 Molecular Cooling and Control

9 Outlook

Acknowledgments

References

Chapter 5. Limits to Resolution of CW STED Microscopy

1 Introduction

2 Theory

3 Experiment Setup

4 Results

5 Summary and Outlook

Acknowledgments

Appendix A Confocal Resolution

Appendix B Debye Diffraction Integral

Appendix C Optimal Filling of the Objective

References

Chapter 6. Ultrafast High Power and Stabilized Semiconductor Diode Lasers—Physics, Techniques, and Applications in Coherent Sign

Details

No. of pages:
424
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Print ISBN:
9780124080904
Electronic ISBN:
9780124081109

Reviews

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