Quantum and Nonlinear Optics

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Supplementary information

Speckle pattern (Problem 3.15)

Lecture notes

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Y. R. Shen. The principles of nonlinear optics

V. G. Dmitriev, G. G. Gurzadyan, D. N. Nikogosyan. Handbook of Nonlinear Optical Crystals

R. W. Boyd. Nonlinear optics [chapter 1 online]

L. Mandel. Optical Coherence and Quantum Optics

C. Gerry, P. Knight. Introductory Quantum Optics

U. Leonhardt. Measuring the quantum state of light

P. W. Milonni, J. H. Eberly. Lasers.

M. Scully and M. S. Zubairy, Quantum Optics.

J. Preskill. Quantum Computation [online lecture notes]

M. Lukin. Modern Atomic and Optical Physics II [online lecture notes]


Homeworks 2008

Homework 1 (due 23.09.08) 

Homework 2 (due 07.10.08) 

Homework 3 (due 21.09.08) 

Homework 4 (due 13.11.08) 

Homework 5 (due 25.11.08) 

Homework 6 (due 04.12.08) 

Tests 2008

Midterm 1 (28.10.08). Solutions

Midterm 2 (06.11.08). Solutions

Final (15.12.08). Solutions

Tests 2010

Quiz (06.10.2010)

Final (16.12.2010) Solutions

Instructor: Dr. Alex Lvovsky

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