Class
Date

Topic 
References

1/8/2020

Angular Momentum in
Quantum Mechanics
Introduction
Lecture Notes
1 

1/13/2020

The Hydrogen Atom
LectureNotes
2Rev


1/15/2020

Radial Dipole Matrix Elements
Programming
Exercise 1Revised

Atomic
Transition Probabilities

1/20/2020

No Class (MLK Day)


1/22/2020

Spherical Harmonics
Programming
Exercise 2


1/27/2020

Magnetic Moment and Magnetic
Resonance
LectureNotes
3Revised


1/29/2020

Magnetic Moment and LS Coupling
Programming
Exercise 3


2/3/2020

Addition of Angular Momentum and
SpinOrbit Coupling
LectureNotes
4Revised 

2/5/2020

TwoLevel Systems, Rabi Oscillations
and Composite Pulses
Programming
Exercise 4


2/10/2020

Perturbation Theory
LectureNotes
5


2/12/2020

Applications of Perturbation Theory:
Stark Effect


2/17/2020

Applications of Perturbation Theory:
Hyperfine Structure
LectureNotes
6Revised 

2/19/2020

Examples: Perturbation Theory
Programming
Exercise 5


2/24/2020

Hyperfine Structure and Zeeman Effect
LectureNotes
5Revised


2/26/2020

Timedependent Perturbation Theory:
Harmonic Perturbation
LectureNotes
6Revised 

3/2/2020

Timedependent Perturbation Theory:
Einstein's model and Adiabatic Theorem
LectureNotes
6Revised


3/4/2020

AtomLight Interaction
LectureNotes
7


3/23/2020

Atomic Coherence
LectureNotes
9Rev

A. Aspect, E. Arimondo, R. Kaiser, N.
Vansteenkiste, and C. CohenTannoudji, "Laser
cooling below the onephoton recoil energy by
velocityselective coherent population trapping,"
Phys. Rev. Lett. 61, 826 (1988)
K.J. Boller, A. Imamoglu, and S. E. Harris, "Observation
of electromagnetically induced transparency,"
Phys. Rev. Lett. 66, 2593 (1991).

3/25/2020

Density Matrix Formulation
LectureNotes
8
Programming
Exercise 6Revised
Slides  Density
Matrices


3/30/2020

Raman Transitions
LectureNotes
10
Recorded
Lecture

F. Riehle, Th. Kisters, A. Witte, J.
Helmcke and Ch. J. Borde, "Optical
Ramsey spectroscopy in a rotating frame: Sagnac
effect in a matterwave interferometer," Phys.
Rev. Lett. 67, 177 (1991).
M. Kasevich and S. Chu, "Atomic
interferometry using stimulated Raman transitions,"
Phys. Rev. Lett. 67, 181 (1991).
H. Levine, A. Keesling, A. Omran, H. Bernien, S.
Schwartz, A. S. Zibrov, M. Endres, M. Greiner, V.
Vuletic, and M. D. Lukin, "Highfidelity
control and entanglement of Rydbergatom qubits",
Phys. B: Rev. Lett. 121, 123603 (2018).

4/1/2020

TwoPhoton Processes
LectureNotes
8  Rev1
Programming
Exercise 7
Slides  Three
Level Systems
Recorded
Lecture

G. Morigi, J. Eschner, and C. H.
Keitel, "Ground
state laser cooling using electromagnetically
induced transparency," Phys. Rev. Lett. 85,
4458 (2000).

4/6/2020

Quantum Computation with Trapped Ions
LectureNotes
11
Recorded
Lecture

J. I. Cirac and P. Zoller, "Quantum
computation with cold trapped ions," Phys.
Rev. Lett. 74, 4091 (1995).
A. Sorensen and K. Molmer, "Entanglement
and quantum computation with ions in thermal
motion," Phys. Rev. A 62, 022311 (2000).

4/8/2020

Quantum Computation with Trapped Ions
 MolmerSorensen gates
LectureNotes
11Rev
Programming
Exercise 8
Slides  MolmerSorensen
Gates
Recorded
Lecture


4/13/2020

Quantum Networking with Trapped Ions
 Quantum Teleportation and Entanglement Swapping
LectureNotes
12
Slides  Quantum
Teleportation
Recorded
Lecture

C. H. Bennett, G. Brassard, C.
Crepeau, R. Jozsa, A. Peres, and W. K. Wootters, "Teleporting
an unknown quantum state via dual classical and
EinsteinPodolskyRosen channels," Phys. Rev.
Lett. 70, 1895 (1993).
D. Bouwmeester, J.W. Pan, K. Mattle, M. Eibl, H.
Weinfurter, andA. Zeilinger, "Experimental
quantum teleportation," Nature 390, 575
(1997).

4/15/2020

Quantum Networking
Slides  Quantum
Networks
Recorded
Lecture

C. H. Bennett, G. Brassard, S.
Popescu, B. Schumacher, J. A. Smolin, and W. K.
Wooters, "Purification
of noisy entanglement and faithful teleportation
via noisy channels," Phys. Rev. Lett. 76, 722
(1996).
H.J. Briegel, W. Dur, J.I. Cirac, and P. Zoller, "Quantum
repeaters: the role of imperfect local operations
in quantum communication," Phys. Rev. Lett.
81, 5932 (1998).
