Theory of ultra cold gases

This lecture will be held in English:
Start: 31.03.2009
When and where: Tuesday 10:00-12:00 (Appelstr. 2, 267) and Fridays 10:00-12:00 (Appelstr. 2, 268)
Tutorial hour : After appointment
Assistent: Maria Colome-Tatche

Table of contents of this course


Script I: Atom-Light Interaction
Script II: Laser Cooling
Script III: Trapping and Evaporative Cooling
Script IV: Atom Optics
Script V: Ideal Degenerate Quantum Gases
Script VI: Interactions / Feshbach Resonances
Script VII: Weakly-interacting Bose gases I
Script VIII: Weakly-interacting Bose gases II : superfluidity
Script IX: Weakly-interacting Bose gases III : excitations
Script X: Coherence / Josephson effect
Script XI: Bose gases in optical latices
Script XII: Ultracold Fermi gases I: Basics
Script XIII: Ultracold Fermi gases II: BCS-BEC crossover and imbalanced mixtures

Atom Optics, P. Meystre
Laser Cooling and Trapping, H. Metcalf and P. van der Straten
Course of theoretical physics (especially volume IX), Landau-Lifshitz
Course of J. Dalibard on Cold atoms ( pdf in french )
Bose-Einstein Condensation, Pitaevskii and Stringari
Bose-Einstein condensation in dilute gases, Pethick and Smith
I. Bloch et al., Rev. Mod. Phys. 80, 885 (2008)
M. Lewenstein et al., cond-mat/0606771
S. Giorgini, L. Pitaevskii and S. Stringari, arXiv:0706.3360
R. Combescot, cond-mat/0702399
A. Georges, cond-mat/0702122