Quantum Fluids of Light
course held at CQT, NUS, Singapore
- lecture 1: Light as
a fluid? Review of Bose-Einstein condensation.
- lecture 2: Photons
in planar cavities: from
Maxwell equations to a generalized driven-dissipative 2D
3: Static properties of photon fluids under
different pumping schemes.
- lecture 4-5: Quantum
and superfluid hydrodynamics of photon fluids. Bogoliubov theory
of small perturbations. Analogies and differences with ultracold
atoms and liquid helium. Topological excitations: solitons and
vortices. Review of experiments.
- lecture 6: Brief
excursion into the world of strongly correlated photon fluids.