PHYS 144: Modern Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics
Discusses modern topics in the so-called Atomic, Molecular, and Optical (AMO) Physics. The interaction of atoms with radiation, laser cooling and trapping, Bose-Einstein condensation, atomic interferometry, ion traps, and quantum computing. An advanced physics course that is closely connected to ongoing research.
Prerequisite: PHYS 137. Normal Letter Grade only. Discussion included. Conjoined with PHYS 244.