PHYS-744 / 4 credits

Teacher(s): Savona Vincenzo, Brantut Jean-Philippe, Various lecturers, Galland Christophe Marcel Georges

Language: English

Remark: Next time: Fall 2022


Frequency

Every 2 years

Summary

This course provides an in-depth treatment of the latest experimental and theoretical topics in quantum sciences and technologies, with a focus on quantum sensing, quantum optics, cold atoms, and the theory of quantum measurements and open dissipative quantum systems.

Content

Keywords

Quantum Science, Quantum Technology, Quantum sensing, Quantum Optics; Quantum simulation; Quantum measurement; Open systems; Cold atoms; Cavity optomechanics; Single photon detection

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Required : Quantum Optics I and II
Recommended : Statistical Physics IV

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • to understand current research in the field of quantum science and technology
  • to understand the challenges in experimental implementation of QST and be familiar with the theoretical tools used to describe real quantum systems

Expected student activities

To understand current research in the field of quantum science and technology; to undestand the challenges in experimental implementation of QST and be familiar with the theoretical tools used to describe real quantum systems.

Resources

Notes/Handbook

Advanced Topics in Quantum Sciences and Technologies is a graduate-level lecture series dedicated to PhD and Master students already possessing a background in quantum mechanics and quantum optics.

Invited lecturers: Patrick Maletinsky (Uni Basel), Christian Degen (ETHZ), Philipp Treutlein (Uni Basel), Mayeul Chipaux (EPFL), Marco Genovese (Torino)

In the programs

  • Exam form: Oral presentation (session free)
  • Subject examined: Advanced Topics in Quantum Sciences and Technologies
  • Lecture: 32 Hour(s)
  • Exercises: 24 Hour(s)

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