**PHY ****527: ****Quantum Engineerring**** (4)**

*Prerequisite: PHY 303: Quantum Mechanics-I *

* PHY 304: Quantum Mechanics-II*

Quantum confined semiconductors –physics and devices

Introduction to semiconductors; electrons and phonons in quantum wells, quantum wires, and quantum dots. Quantum well diode lasers, inter-sub-band transitions and detectors based on them, excitons in quantum wells and self-electro-optic-effect devices, quantum dots for quantum computing.

Laser cooling and trapping of ions and their use in quantum information processing: Laser cooling, Paul ion trap, other ion traps, coherent light atom interaction, quantum computing with trapped ions.

Superconducting systems for quantum information processing, Josephson effect, Phase qubits and flux qubits, circuits, examples

*Suggested Books*:

- P.Yeh and M.Cardona, Fundamentals of semiconductors, Springer(2008)
- DAB Miller, Quantum Mechanics for scientists and engineers Cambridge Univ Press(2008);
- Paul Harrison ,Quantum Wells, Wires and Dots: Theoretical and Computational Physics of semiconductor nanostructures, Wiley(2011),
- B.R. Nag, Physics of Quantum Well Devices, Springer(2001))
- Joachim Stolze, Dieter Suter Quantum Computing: A Short Course from Theory to Experiment, Wiley (2007)
- Henry O. Everitt,ed, Experimental Aspects of Quantum Computing Springer(2005);
- L.-M. Duan and C. Monroe, Rev. Mod. Phys. 82, 1209 (2010)
- AM Zagoskin Quantum Engineering: Theory and Design of Quantum Coherent Structures Cambridge University Press (2011)

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