By Pierre Meystre
Some of the most profound revolutions led to by way of quantum mechanics is that it does away with the excellence among waves and debris: atoms, specifically, can convey all of the homes that we go together with wave phenomena, resembling diffraction and interference; it has lately even develop into attainable to arrange collections of atoms in coherent states, like these of photons in a laser beam. those advancements are on the center of the speedily increasing box of atom optics. ||Atom Optics steadily leads the reader from straightforward strategies to the frontiers of the sphere. it really is equipped in 3 components, linear, nonlinear, and quantum atom optics. After a overview of sunshine forces on atoms and of laser cooling, the 1st half discusses the appliance of sunshine forces to atom optical components akin to gratings, mirrors and lenses, matter-wave diffraction, and atomic traps and resonators. The dialogue of nonlinear atom optics starts off with a assessment of collisions from a point of view that basically demonstrates its profound analogy with nonlinear optics. The final half, quantum atom optics, first recollects key result of many-body idea in a formula geared in particular towards atom optics. this can be by means of a dialogue of atomic Bose-Einstein condensation and "atom lasers." the ultimate chapters deal with such purposes as atomic solitons, four-wave blending, superradiance, and finish with the coherent amplification of topic waves. ||An on-line net portion of the e-book, a gateway to atom optics, comprises hyperlinks to the prime references and journals within the box, to analyze websites, and to updates for the contents of the e-book.
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"Atom optics this day has reached adulthood: It has turn into either wave (coherent) and nonlinear atom optics. in fact that enlargement required generalization in a brand new booklet. Pierre Meystre has taken simply this type of generalist process in his well timed ATOM OPTICS. His have been the pioneering works in atom optics; to get details from the 1st explorer is usually most beneficial to the reader ... Recommend[ed] to all strata of the physics community." -PHYSICS this day
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