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By Claude Cohen-Tannoudji,David Guéry-Odelin

This booklet offers a accomplished review of the fantastic advances noticeable in atomic physics over the last 50 years. The authors clarify how such development was once attainable through highlighting connections among advancements that happened at various instances. They speak about the recent views and the hot examine fields that glance promising. The emphasis is positioned, no longer on unique calculations, yet relatively on actual principles. Combining either theoretical and experimental concerns, the booklet can be of curiosity to quite a lot of scholars, academics and researchers in quantum and atomic physics.


    • General Introduction
    • General Background
  • Light: A resource of data on Atoms:
    • Optical Methods
    • Linear Superpositions of inner Atomic States
    • Resonance Fluorescence
    • Advances in excessive answer Spectroscopy
  • Atom-Photon Interactions: A resource of Perturbations forAtoms which might be Useful:
    • Perturbations as a result of a Quasi Resonant Optical Excitation
    • Perturbations as a result of a excessive Frequency Excitation
  • Atom-Photon Interactions: an easy process for learning larger Order Effects:
    • Multiphoton tactics among Discrete States
    • Photoionization of Atoms in extreme Laser fields
  • Atom-Photon Interactions: a device for Controlling and Manipulating Atomic Motion:
    • Radiative Forces Exerted on a Two-Level Atom at Rest
    • Laser Cooling of Two-Level Atoms
    • Sub-Doppler Cooling. Sub-Recoil Cooling
    • Trapping of Particles
  • Ultracold Interactions and Their Control:
    • Two-Body Interactions at Low Temperatures
    • Controlling Atom-Atom Interactions
  • Exploring Quantum Interferences with Few Atoms and Photons:
    • Interference of Atomic de Broglie Waves
    • Ramsey Fringes Revisited and Atomic Interferometry
    • Quantum Correlations. Entangled States
  • Degenerate Quantum Gases:
    • Emergence of Quantum results in a Gas
    • The lengthy Quest for Bose-Einstein Condensation
    • Mean box Description of a Bose-Einstein Condensate
    • Coherence homes of Bose-Einstein Condensates
    • Elementary Excitations and Superfluidity in Bose-Einstein Condensates
  • Frontiers of Atomic Physics:
    • Testing primary Symmetries. Parity Violation in Atoms
    • Quantum Gases as easy structures for Many-Body Physics
    • Extreme Light
    • General Conclusion

Readership: Graduate scholars, researchers and lecturers attracted to quantum and atomic physics.

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