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Modern Atomic Physics

1st Edition

By Vasant Natarajan

CRC Press

440 pages

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Hardback: 9781482242034
pub: 2015-04-09
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Much of our understanding of physics in the last 30-plus years has come from research on atoms, photons, and their interactions. Collecting information previously scattered throughout the literature, Modern Atomic Physics provides students with one unified guide to contemporary developments in the field.After reviewing metrology and preliminary mat

Table of Contents

Metrology. Preliminaries. Atoms. Nucleus. Resonance. Interaction. Multiphoton. Coherence. Lineshapes. Spectroscopy. Cooling and Trapping. Appendices. Index.

About the Author

Vasant Natarajan is a professor in the Department of Physics at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. His research focuses on laser cooling and trapping of atoms, quantum optics, optical tweezers, quantum computation in ion traps, and tests of time-reversal symmetry violation in the fundamental laws of physics using laser-cooled atoms. He earned a PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Nuclear Physics
SCIENCE / Physics