Hiroshima University Syllabus |

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering (Master's Course) Division of Advanced Science and Engineering Quantum Matter Program Lecture Code WSP02000 Subject Classification Specialized Education Subject Name 光子物理学 Subject Name

（Katakana）コウシブツリガク Subject Name in

EnglishPhoton Physics Instructor TAKAHASHI TOHRU Instructor

(Katakana)タカハシ トオル Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year, Second Semester, 3Term Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Fri5-8：AdSM 405N Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style

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Face-to-face classes will be held when circumstances allow.Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week Language of Instruction B : Japanese／English Course Level 5 : Graduate Basic Course Area（Area） 25 : Science and Technology Course Area（Discipline） 06 : Physics Eligible Students ADSM Students, first year Keywords Photon, Electromagnetism, Quantum Optics, Gauge Theory Special Subject for Teacher Education Special Subject Class Status

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(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)This lecture aims to give a comprehensive view of photons. Criterion referenced

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(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)Class Objectives

/Class OutlineThe students acquire a comprehensive understanding of photons through classical, quantum mechanical, and particle physics aspects of light, as well as through the study of the gauge theory of electromagnetic interaction. Class Schedule lesson1 Overview of the lecture

lesson2 Special relativity

lesson3 Relativistic description of Maxwell's equation 1

lesson4 Relativistic description of Maxwell's equation 2

lesson5 Propagation of electromagnetic waves 1

lesson6 Propagation of electromagnetic waves 2

lesson7 Quantization of electromagnetic fields 1

lesson8 Quantization of electromagnetic fields 2

lesson9 Quangized electromagnetic fields

lesson10 Properties of quangized electromagnetic fields 1

lesson11 Properties of quangized electromagnetic fields 2

lesson12 Properties of quangized electromagnetic fields 3

lesson13 Properties of quangized electromagnetic fields 4

lesson14 A particle physics aspect of light 1

lesson15 A particle physics aspect of light 2

A Report will be required at the end of the lecture.Text/Reference

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ReviewLesson1

Introduction

Lesson 2

Geometry of space and Lorentz transformation

4 vector, tensor, scalar

Lesson 3

4 vector description of Maxwell's equation

Lesson 4

Electromagnetic waves and Gauge invariance

Lesson 5

Gaussian beams

Lesson 6

Louville's theorem and the principle of uncertainty

Bessel beam

Lesson 7

The difficulty in a classical treatment of the black body radiation

Lesson 8

Harmonic Oscillator, Quantization and commutation relations

Lesson 8

Idea of fields

Vacuum energy and the Casimir effect

Lesson 9

Classical electromagnetic waves and a Coherent state of lights

Lesson 10

Photon statistics and the Coherent state

Lesson 11

Photon statistics and Chaotic lights

Lesson 12

Interferences

The first Order interference

Lesson 13

The HBT experiment and the second order interference

Lesson 14

The Gauge Principle

Lesson 15

Geometrical understanding of the Gauge principelRequirements Grading Method Report 100 % Practical Experience Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it Message Methods of lecture will be determined by a COVID19 situation and demands from students. Other Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.

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