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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

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