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Lec # TOPICS KEY DATES
1 Introduction Problem set 1 out
2 Fundamentals of Dirac-Notation Quantum Mechanics
3 Fundamentals of Dirac-Notation Quantum Mechanics (cont.) Problem set 1 due

Problem set 2 out
4 Quantum Harmonic Oscillator
5 Quantum Harmonic Oscillator (cont.) Problem set 2 due

Problem set 3 out
6 Quantum Harmonic Oscillator (cont.)
7 Quantum Harmonic Oscillator (cont.) Problem set 3 due

Problem set 4 out
8 Quantum Harmonic Oscillator (cont.)

Single-Mode Photodetection
9 Single-Mode Photodetection (cont.) Problem set 4 due

Problem set 5 out
10 Single-Mode Photodetection (cont.) Problem set 5 due

Problem set 6 out
11 Single-Mode Photodetection (cont.)

Single-Mode Linear Systems
12 Single-Mode and Two-Mode Linear Systems Problem set 6 due

Problem set 7 out

Term paper guidelines
13 Two Mode Linear Systems (cont.)

Four-Mode Quantum Systems
14 Teleportation Problem set 7 due

Problem set 8 out
15 Teleportation (cont.)
16 Quantum Cryptography Problem set 8 due

Term paper proposals due
Midterm Exam
17 Quantization of the Electromagnetic Field
18 Continuous-Time Photodetection Reading list 1 out
19 Continuous-Time Photodetection (cont.)
20 Continuous-Time Photodetection (cont.)

Nonlinear Optics of X(2) Interactions
21 Nonlinear Optics of X(2) Interactions (cont.) Reading list 2 out
22 Quantum Signatures from Parametric Interactions
23 More Quantum Optical Applications Reading list 3 out

Term papers due