ECE 498KF - Quantum Optics & Devices

Term: Sping 2020

Course Objective: This course is planned to prepare ECE students for the advent of quantum technology era with the essential physics and device knowledge. The focus of the course is on the quantum optical sector of the broader field of quantum information and quantum computing. It covers main topics and theoretical techniques in quantum optics, and leading quantum device architectures and the associated physics.

Time/Location: T/R 2:00PM-3:20PM, 3017 ECE Building

Instructor: Prof. Kejie Fang, (Office: MNTL2112, Email:

Office Hours: Thursday 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Course Website:

Primary Textbook: “Quantum Optics,” by D. F. Walls and G. J. Milburn. Lecture notes will be posted on the course website.

Grading: The grading for the course breaks down as follows:

Homework will be regularily assigned and posted on the course website.

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Lecture Notes

Lecture 1  Lecture 2