Atom Optics – from de Broglie Waves to Heisenberg Ferromagnets

  1. Dr. Dietrich Papenfuß2,
  2. Professor Dr. Dieter Lüst3 and
  3. Professor Dr. Wolfgang P. Schleich4
  1. Han Pu,
  2. Chris Search,
  3. Weiping Zhang and
  4. Pierre Meystre

Published Online: 29 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527610853.ch33

100 Years Werner Heisenberg: Works and Impact

100 Years Werner Heisenberg: Works and Impact

How to Cite

Pu, H., Search, C., Zhang, W. and Meystre, P. (2002) Atom Optics – from de Broglie Waves to Heisenberg Ferromagnets, in 100 Years Werner Heisenberg: Works and Impact (eds D. Papenfuß, D. Lüst and W. P. Schleich), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527610853.ch33

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung, Bonn, Germany

  2. 3

    Humboldt Universität, Institut für Physik, Germany

  3. 4

    Universität Ulm, Abteilung f. Quantenphysik, Albert-Einstein-Allee 11, 89069 Ulm, Germany

Author Information

  1. Optical Sciences Center, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 27 AUG 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527403929

Online ISBN: 9783527610853

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Keywords:

  • quantum physics;
  • atom optics;
  • de Broglie waves;
  • Heisenberg Ferromagnets;
  • key developments

Summary

We review some of the key developments that lead to the field of atom optics, and discuss how it has recently began to make connections with Werner Heisenberg's trailblazing work on magnetism.