Quantum optics

Module: Quantum optics

Quantisation of the EM field
Quantum states of the EM field (Fock, Glauber, squeezed states)
Heisenberg's uncertainty relation (number/phase, amplitude and phase quadrature)
Photon statistics, quantum noise
Bell's inequality and non-locality
Generation of squeezing and entanglement
Spontaneous emission, Lamb shift, Casimir effect
Atom-field-interaction with coherent fields, dressed states
Photon scattering, Feynman diagrams
Multi-photon processes
Quantum theory of the non-linear susceptibility
Experiments of the modern quantum optics