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Thompson, James Karl Professor Adjoint



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  • PHYS 4430 - Advanced Laboratory
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Two lectures, one lab per week. Experiments introduce students to realities of the experimental physics so they gain a better understanding of theory and an appreciation of the vast amount of experimental work done in the physical sciences today. Same as PHYS 5430.
  • PHYS 7560 - Quantum Optics
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2020
    Covers quantum optical and atomic systems including topics such as: coherent and squeezed states, theory of optical coherence, atom-radiation interaction, optical Bloch equations, open quantum systems, dynamics on the Bloch sphere, resonance fluorescence, beam-splitters and interferometry, entanglement and quantum information. Recommended prerequisites: PHYS 3220 and PHYS 4410.