lecture 1: Maxwell equations and wave propagation
Waveguides and cavities.
lecture 2bis: propagation of wavepacket across a Fabry-Perot cavity
lecture 2ter: real-time description of field evolution in FP
lecture 2quater: more on the mass of the photon in a cavity or in a waveguide
lecture 6: The laser
lecture 7: Quantization of the electromagnetic field
lecture 8: States of the
quantum e.m. field: single photons vs. coherent states. Spontaneous
lecture 8bis: the wavefunction of a spontaneously emitted photon. Comparison with coherent fields.
lecture 9: Statistical properties of radiation. Photodetection signals and coherence.
lecture 10: Atom and photons in a cavity. Generation of entangled states of light and matter.
New this year! Experimental exercises:
experimental exercise 1: Building a physical theory.