Modern Challenges in Quantum Optics

Selected Papers of the First International Meeting in Quantum Optics Held in Santiago, Chile, 13–16 August 2000

  • Miguel Orszag
  • Juan Carlos Retamal
Conference proceedings

Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 575)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XXIII
  2. Trapped Ions and Cavity QED

    1. E. Solano, R. L. de Matos Filho, N. Zagury
      Pages 14-28
  3. Quantum Interference, Entanglement, Decoherence and Quantum Computing

    1. A.R.R. Carvalho, P. Milman, R. L. de Matos Filho, L. Davidovich
      Pages 65-79
    2. K.M. Gheri, C. Saavedra
      Pages 80-94
    3. P. A. Maia Neto, D.A.R. Dalvit
      Pages 110-124
  4. Non-linear Optics, Matter Waves

  5. Quantum Optics and Applications

    1. H.M. Nussenzweig
      Pages 229-243
    2. Z. Ficek, S. Swain
      Pages 262-278
    3. W. von Waldenfels
      Pages 279-293
    4. R. Kopold, W. Becker
      Pages 294-309
    5. S.M. Dutra, G. Nienhuis
      Pages 338-354
    6. D. Spehner, J. Bellissard
      Pages 355-376
  6. Short Contributions

    1. V.S. Filho, A. Gammal, L. Tomio, T. Frederico
      Pages 384-388
    2. E. Solano, França M. Santos, P. Milman
      Pages 389-393
    3. França M. Santos, L. Davidovich
      Pages 394-398
    4. A. Delgado, L. Roa, C. Saavedra
      Pages 399-405

About these proceedings


Quantum Optics is a rapidly progressing field well suited to probe the many fundamental issues raised by the subtleties of quantum physics. This book consists of a collection of reviews and papers that highlight the most important challenges faced in this area of research, including topics such as cavity QED, quantum entanglement, decoherence, matter waves and nonlinear optics. It will be a source of reference for all those who wish to familiarize themselves with the latest developments in the field.


Optics Quantum mechanics cavity quantum electrodynamics decoherence matter waves quantum entanglement quantum optics trapped ions

Editors and affiliations

  • Miguel Orszag
    • 1
  • Juan Carlos Retamal
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept. de FísicaPontificia Universidad Católica de ChileSantiago 22Chile
  2. 2.Dept. de FísicaUniversidad de Santiago de ChileSantiagoChile

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2001
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-41957-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-45409-0
  • Series Print ISSN 0075-8450
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