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 Ting Yu  Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director     
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PEP 187:Seminar in Physical Science I
Selected topics in modern physics and applications. By invitation only. 

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PEP 554:Quantum Mechanics II
Basic concepts of quantum mechanics, states, operators; time development of Schrödinger and Heisenberg pictures; representation theory; symmetries; perturbation theory; systems of identical particles, LS and jj coupling; fine and hyperfine structure; scattering theory; molecular structure. Spring semester. Typical texts: Gottfried, Quantum Mechanics, Schiff, Quantum Mechanics. 

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PEP 653:Quantum Mechanics II
This course is a continuation of PEP 554. Topics include: principles of quantum dynamics, timedependent perturbation theory, scattering theory, the density matrix, quantization of the electromagnetic field, interaction of photons with atoms and nonrelativistic particles, identical particles, and second quantization for manybody systems. Typical text: Quantum Mechanics by E. Merzbacher. 

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PEP 680:Quantum Optics
This course explores the quantum mechanical aspects of the theory of electromagnetic radiation and its interaction with matter. Topics covered include Einstein’s theory of emission and absorption, Planck’s law, quantum theory of lightmatter interaction, classical fluctuation theory, quantized radiation field, photon quantum statistics, squeezing, and nonlinear interactions. Offered in alternate years. Typical text: Loudon, Quantum Theory of Light. 

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PEP 800:Special Topics in Physics (MS)
Topics include any one of the following: magnetohydrodynamics, quantum mechanics, general relativity, manybody problem, nuclear physics, quantum field theory, low temperature physics, diffraction theory,and particle physics. Limit of six credits for the master’s degree. 

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PEP 801:Special Topics in Physics (PhD)
One to six credits. Limit of six credits for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy. 

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PEP 810:Special Topics in Physics and Engineering Physics A participating seminar on topics of current interest and importance in Physics and Engineering Physics
A participating seminar on topics of current interest and importance in Physics and Engineering Physics. 


 School: Schaefer School of Engineering & Science  Department: Physics and Engineering Physics 


 Research & Education  
 Education  Ph.D. in Physics (1998), Imperial College London, UK Postdoctoral Researcher in Quantum Open Systems (19981999), University of Geveva, Switzerland  Research  My research interests are in quantum information science, quantum physics and quantum technology including:  Entanglement and decoherence of quantum nanodevices such as quantum dots and superconducting qubits
 Continuous quantum measurement and quantum feedback control
 Entanglement and its applications in quantum metrology and precision detection technology
 Quantum coherence dynamics of atomic, molecular and optical systems
 Theoretical modeling and simulation of complex quantum systems
 NonMarkovian quantum open systems and quantum trajectories
 Quantum phase transition, topological order and quantum topological computation
 Entanglement of manybody systems and quantum fields.

 
 Experience & Service  
 Professional Service  OSA Conference Program Chair: Workshop on Entanglement and Quantum Decoherence (EQD), January 2830, Nara, Japan Conference Program coChair: Workshop on Entanglement and Quantum Control (EQC), June 710, Qufu, China Conference Program coChair: Workshop on Quantum Open System Frontiers: Entanglement, Decoherence and Control (Beijing, China, 04/07  04/27, 2011) Conference Chair: The 3rd International Workshop on Entanglement, Decoherence and Quantum Control (EDQC), June 1214,2012, Shanghai, China Editorial Work: Journal of Atomic and Molecular Sciences (Associate Editor) 
 
 Achievements & Professional Societies  
 Grants, Contracts & Funds  PI, USA NSF grant (Funded since 2008), Theory of Quantum Dynamics of AMO Systems PI, USA DARPA grant (Funded since 2009) 
  Professional Societies  American Physical Society (APS), member Optical Society of America (OSA), member 
 
 Selected Publications  
 Journals
Jun Jing, Xinyu Zhao, J. Q. You, and Ting Yu. "Timelocal quantumstatediffusion equation for multilevel quantum systems", Phys. Rev. A 85, 042106 (2012).
Xinyu Zhao, Wufu Shi, LianAo Wu, and Ting Yu. "Fermionic stochastic Schrödinger equation and master equation: An opensystem model", Phys. Rev. A 86, 032116 (2012).
ZhaoMing Wang, LianAo Wu, Jun Jing, Bin Shao, and Ting Yu. "Nonperturbative dynamical decoupling control: A spinchain model", Phys. Rev. A 86, 032303(2012).
J. Jing, L.A. Wu, J. Q. You, and T. Yu. "Feshbach projectionoperator partitioning for quantum open systems: Stochastic approach", Physical Review A , 85, 032123 (2012).
Curtis J. Broadbent, Jun Jing, Ting Yu, Joseph H. Eberly. "Solving nonMarkovian open quantum systems with multichannel reservoir coupling", Annals of Physics 327, 1962 (2012).
X. Zhao, J. Jing, B. Corn, and T. Yu. "Dynamics of interacting qubits coupled to a common bath: NonMarkovian quantumstatediffusion approach", Physical Review A 84, 032101 (2011).
J. Jing and T. Yu. "NonMarkovian Relaxation of a ThreeLevel System: Quantum Trajectory Approach ", Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 240403 (2010).
T. Yu and J. H. Eberly. "Sudden Death of Entanglement", Science 323, 598 (2009).
C. H. Chou, T. Yu, and B. L. Hu. " Exact master equation and quantum decoherence of two coupled harmonic oscillators in a general environment", Phys. Rev. E 77, 011112 (2008).
J. H. Eberly and T. Yu. "The End of an Entanglement", Science 316, 555 (2007).
T. Yu and J. H. Eberly. "Quantum open system theory: Bipartite aspects", Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 140403 (2006).
T. Yu. "NonMarkovian quantum trajectories versus master equations: Finite temperature heat bath", Phys. Rev. A 69, 062107 (2004).
W. T. Strunz and T. Yu. "Convolutionless NonMarkovian master equations and quantum trajectories: Brownian motion", Phys. Rev. A 69 052115 (2004).
T. Yu and J. H. Eberly. "Finitetime disentanglement via spontaneous emission", Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 140404 (2004).
T. Yu and J. H. Eberly. "Qubits disentanglement via dephasing", Phys. Rev. B 68, 165322 (2003).
T. Yu and J. H. Eberly. "Phonon decoherence of quantum entanglement: Robust and fragile states", Phys. Rev. B 66, 193306 (2002).








