Semiconductor Quantum Optics
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- Mackillo Kira, Philipps-Universität Marburg, Germany
- Stephan W. Koch, Philipps-Universität Marburg, Germany
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The emerging field of semiconductor quantum optics combines semiconductor physics and quantum optics, with the aim of developing quantum devices with unprecedented performance. In this book researchers and graduate students alike will reach a new level of understanding to begin conducting state-of-the-art investigations. The book combines theoretical methods from quantum optics and solid-state physics to give a consistent microscopic description of light-matter- and many-body-interaction effects in low-dimensional semiconductor nanostructures. It develops the systematic theory needed to treat semiconductor quantum-optical effects, such as strong light-matter coupling, light-matter entanglement, squeezing, as well as quantum-optical semiconductor spectroscopy. Detailed derivations of key equations help readers learn the techniques and nearly 300 exercises help test their understanding of the materials covered. The book is accompanied by a website hosted by the authors, containing further discussions on topical issues, latest trends and publications on the field. The link can be found at www.cambridge.org/9780521875097.Read more
- Gives a systematic development of advanced concepts, starting from elementary quantum mechanics
- Supported by online resources featuring further discussions on topical issues, latest trends and publications in the field
- Gives detailed derivations of key equations and nearly 300 exercises to help readers better understand the techniques
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"... an extremely detailed equation-by-equation description that rapidly builds on the fundamental concepts to the more esoteric light–matter phenomena in low-dimensional semiconductors... an excellent reference text and their model will surely serve as a solid platform for future work."
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"The text is very clearly written. Many of the formulas are explained step by step, there are numerous exercises and recommendations for further reading at the end of most chapters. It is a useful tool for all those working in the quantum optics area of research."
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- Date Published: March 2012
- format: Adobe eBook Reader
- isbn: 9781139180733
- contains: 123 b/w illus. 265 exercises
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Table of Contents
1. Central concepts in classical mechanics
2. Central concepts of classical electrodynamics
3. Central concepts in quantum mechanics
4. Central concepts in stationary quantum theory
5. Central concepts in measurement theory
6. Wigner's phase-space representation
7. Hamiltonian formulation of classical electrodynamics
8. System Hamiltonian of classical electrodynamics
9. System Hamiltonian in the generalized Coulomb gauge
10. Quantization of light and matter
11. Quasiparticles in semiconductors
12. Band structure of solids
13. Interactions in semiconductors
14. Generic quantum dynamics
15. Cluster-expansion representation of the quantum dynamics
16. Simple many-body systems
17. Hierarchy problem for dipole systems
18. Two-level approximation for optical transition
19. Self-consistent extension of the two-level approach
20. Dissipative extension of the two-level approach
21. Quantum-optical extension of the two-level approach
22. Quantum dynamics of two-level system
23. Spectroscopy and quantum-optical correlations
24. General aspects of semiconductor optics
25. Introductory semiconductor optics
26. Maxwell-semiconductor Bloch equations
27. Coherent vs. incoherent excitons
28. Semiconductor luminescence equations
29. Many-body aspects of the semiconductor luminescence
30. Advanced semiconductor quantum optics
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