PHYS 314
Controlling Quanta Spring 2024
Division III Quantitative/Formal Reasoning

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This course will explore modern developments in the control of individual quantum systems. Topics covered will include basic physical theories of atoms coupled to photons, underlying mathematical tools (including Lie algebras and groups), and computational methods to simulate and analyze quantum systems. Applications to quantum computing, teleportation, and experimental metaphysics (Bell’s inequality) will also be discussed.
The Class: Format: tutorial
Limit: 10
Expected: 10
Class#: 3388
Grading: no pass/fail option, no fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: tutorial preparation and participation, weekly problem sets/papers, and a final project
Prerequisites: PHYS/MATH 210 or MATH 209 or MATH 250
Enrollment Preferences: sophomores and junior Physics majors
Distributions: Division III Quantitative/Formal Reasoning
QFR Notes: This course involves weekly problems sets involving linear algebra, calculus, and other mathematical methods.

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