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Bryan J. Dalton 
Phase space methods for degenerate quantum gases 
OB1495 
2014 
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Claude Fabre 
Quantum optics and nanophotonics 
OB1470 
2017 
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Title  Phase space methods for degenerate quantum gases 
Author(s)  Bryan J. Dalton;John Jeffers;Stephen M. Barnett 
Publication  Oxford University Press 2014. 
Abstract Note  Recent experimental progress has enabled cold atomic gases to be studied at nanokelvin temperatures, creating new states of matter where quantum degeneracy occurs—Bose–Einstein condensates and degenerate Fermi gases. Such quantum states are of macroscopic dimensions. As its title suggests, this book presents the phase space theory approach to treating the physics of degenerate quantum gases, an approach already widely used in quantum optics. However, degenerate quantum gases involve massive bosonic and fermionic atoms, not massless photons. The book begins with a review of Fock states for systems of identical atoms, where large numbers of atoms occupy the various singleparticle states or modes. First, separate modes are considered, and here the quantum density operator is represented by a phase space distribution function of phase space variables which replace mode annihilation and creation operators, the dynamical equation for the density operator determines a Fokker–Planck equation for the distribution function, and measurable quantities such as quantum correlation functions are given as phase space integrals. Finally, the phase space variables are replaced by timedependent stochastic variables satisfying Langevin stochastic equations obtained from the Fokker–Planck equation, with stochastic averages giving the measurable quantities. Second, a quantum field approach is then treated, the density operator being represented by a distribution functional of field functions which replace field annihilation and creation operators, the distribution functional satisfying a functional Fokker–Planck equation, etc. A novel feature of this book is that the phase space variables for fermions are Grassmann variables, not cnumbers. However, the book shows that Grassmann distribution functions and functionals still provide equations for obtaining both analytic and numerical solutions. 
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Title  Quantum optics and nanophotonics 
Author(s)  Claude Fabre;Vahid Sandoghdar;Nicolas Treps;Leticia F. Cugliandolo 
Publication  Oxford University Press 2017. 
Abstract Note  Over the last few decades, the quantum aspects of light have been explored and major progress has been made in understanding the specific quantum aspects of the interaction between light and matter. Single photons are now routinely produced by single molecules on surfaces, vacancies in crystals, and quantum dots. The micrometre and nanometre scale is also the privileged range where fluctuations of electromagnetic fields manifest themselves through the Casimir force. The domain of classical optics has recently seen many exciting new developments, especially in the areas of nanooptics, nanoantennas, metamaterials, and optical cloaking. Approaches based on singlemolecule detection and plasmonics have provided new avenues for exploring light–matter interaction at the nanometre scale. All these topics have in common a trend to consider and use smaller and smaller objects, down to the micrometre, nanometre, and even atomic range, a region where one gradually passes from classical physics to quantum physics. The summer school held in Les Houches in July 2013 treated all these subjects lying at the frontier between nanophotonics and quantum optics, in a series of lectures given by world experts in the domain and gathered together in the present volume 
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5. Nanophotonics
6. QUANTUM CORRELATION
7. QUANTUM INFORMATION
8. QUANTUM OPTICS

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