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Lecture: Quantum Optics I – Overview

Lecturer Prof. Immanuel Bloch

3h Lecture +1h Journal Club + Excercise group

Welcome to Quantum Optics I

The course gives an introduction into the field of Quantum optics and is targeted towards Master students in Physics. The lectures are combined with a weekly journal club, where we discuss original publications related to the course. Additional problem sets supplement the course.


 Figure: Monolithic Optical Cavity used to trap Single Atoms

Time and Place

Monday 12 - 14 c.t. in Geschw.-Scholl-Pl. 1 (N) - Kleiner Physiksaal (N 020)
Wednesday 12 - 14 c.t. in Schellingstr. 4 - H 030

Note: If you would like to attend this course, please register via LSF.

Tutorials: to be announced

The problem sheets will be published via moodle.

Journal Club

In the (approximately) weekly journal club, we will discuss original publications related to the course. The selected papers will be posted on the Website and should be read prior to the Journal Club.


Basic knowledge in atomic physics and quantum mechanics.