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Course Language  English  
Course Type  Elective  
Course Level  First Cycle  
Mode of Delivery  Online  
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course  Discussion Problem Solving Lecture / Presentation  
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Course Objectives  The objective of this course is to describe the interaction of light and matter at microscopic scales using the laws of semiclassical and quantum physics. 
Learning Outcomes  The students who succeeded in this course;

Course Description  The discussions in this course will cover the subjects of second quantization in quantum mechanics, quantization of the electromagnetic field, coherent states, coherence functions, beam splitters and interferometers, squeezed states, atom and electromagnetic field interactions, the Rabi model, the JaynesCummings model and its generalizations. 
 Core Courses  
Major Area Courses  X  
Supportive Courses  
Media and Managment Skills Courses  
Transferable Skill Courses 
Week  Subjects  Required Materials 
1  Quantum mechanics and second quantization  Christopher Gerry and Peter Knight, Introductory Quantum Optics (Cambridge University Press, 2004). Chapter 2.12. ISBN: 9780521527354 
2  Quantization of the electromagnetic field  Christopher Gerry and Peter Knight, Introductory Quantum Optics (Cambridge University Press, 2004). Chapter 2.34. ISBN: 9780521527354 
3  Quantum states of minimum uncertainty  Christopher Gerry and Peter Knight, Introductory Quantum Optics (Cambridge University Press, 2004). Chapter 3.13. ISBN: 9780521527354 
4  Coherent states and their properties  Christopher Gerry and Peter Knight, Introductory Quantum Optics (Cambridge University Press, 2004). Chapter 3.47. ISBN: 9780521527354 
5  Coherence functions  Christopher Gerry and Peter Knight, Introductory Quantum Optics (Cambridge University Press, 2004). Chapter 5. ISBN: 9780521527354 
6  Beam splitters and interferometers  Christopher Gerry and Peter Knight, Introductory Quantum Optics (Cambridge University Press, 2004). Chapter 6. ISBN: 9780521527354 
7  Midterm exam 1  
8  Squeezed states  Christopher Gerry and Peter Knight, Introductory Quantum Optics (Cambridge University Press, 2004). Chapter 7. ISBN: 9780521527354 
9  Atomfield interactions  Christopher Gerry and Peter Knight, Introductory Quantum Optics (Cambridge University Press, 2004). Chapter 4.1. ISBN: 9780521527354 
10  Atomclassical field interaction  Christopher Gerry and Peter Knight, Introductory Quantum Optics (Cambridge University Press, 2004). Chapter 4.2. ISBN: 9780521527354 
11  Atomquantum field interaction  Christopher Gerry and Peter Knight, Introductory Quantum Optics (Cambridge University Press, 2004). Chapter 4.3. ISBN: 9780521527354 
12  Rabi model, Midterm exam 2  Christopher Gerry and Peter Knight, Introductory Quantum Optics (Cambridge University Press, 2004). Chapter 4.4. ISBN: 9780521527354 
13  JaynesCummings model  Christopher Gerry and Peter Knight, Introductory Quantum Optics (Cambridge University Press, 2004). Chapter 4.5. ISBN: 9780521527354 
14  Generalizations of JaynesCummings model  Christopher Gerry and Peter Knight, Introductory Quantum Optics (Cambridge University Press, 2004). Chapter 4.9. ISBN: 9780521527354 
15  Semester review  
16  Final exam 
Course Notes/Textbooks  Christopher Gerry and Peter Knight, Introductory Quantum Optics (Cambridge University Press, 2004). ISBN: 9780521527354 
Suggested Readings/Materials 
Semester Activities  Number  Weigthing 
Participation  1  10 
Laboratory / Application  
Field Work  
Quizzes / Studio Critiques  
Portfolio  
Homework / Assignments  1  10 
Presentation / Jury  
Project  
Seminar / Workshop  
Oral Exam  
Midterm  2  40 
Final Exam  1  40 
Total 
Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade  4  60 
Weighting of EndofSemester Activities on the Final Grade  1  40 
Total 
Semester Activities  Number  Duration (Hours)  Workload 

Course Hours (Including exam week: 16 x total hours)  16  2  32 
Laboratory / Application Hours (Including exam week: 16 x total hours)  16  2  
Study Hours Out of Class  12  3  36 
Field Work  
Quizzes / Studio Critiques  
Portfolio  
Homework / Assignments  5  2  
Presentation / Jury  
Project  
Seminar / Workshop  
Oral Exam  
Midterms  2  10  
Final Exams  1  20  
Total  150 
#  Program Competencies/Outcomes  * Contribution Level  
1  2  3  4  5  
1  To be able master and use fundamental phenomenological and applied physical laws and applications,  X  
2  To be able to identify the problems, analyze them and produce solutions based on scientific method,  X  
3  To be able to collect necessary knowledge, able to model and selfimprove in almost any area where physics is applicable and able to criticize and reestablish his/her developed models and solutions,  X  
4  To be able to communicate his/her theoretical and technical knowledge both in detail to the experts and in a simple and understandable manner to the nonexperts comfortably,  
5  To be familiar with software used in area of physics extensively and able to actively use at least one of the advanced level programs in European Computer Usage License,  
6  To be able to develop and apply projects in accordance with sensitivities of society and behave according to societies, scientific and ethical values in every stage of the project that he/she is part in,  
7  To be able to evaluate every all stages effectively bestowed with universal knowledge and consciousness and has the necessary consciousness in the subject of quality governance,  
8  To be able to master abstract ideas, to be able to connect with concreate events and carry out solutions, devising experiments and collecting data, to be able to analyze and comment the results,  
9  To be able to refresh his/her gained knowledge and capabilities lifelong, have the consciousness to learn in his/her whole life,  X  
10  To be able to conduct a study both solo and in a group, to be effective actively in every all stages of independent study, join in decision making stage, able to plan and conduct using time effectively.  X  
11  To be able to collect data in the areas of Physics and communicate with colleagues in a foreign language ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1).  
12  To be able to speak a second foreign at a medium level of fluency efficiently  
13  To be able to relate the knowledge accumulated throughout the human history to their field of expertise. 
*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest