By Dmitry Budker
This publication presents a bridge among the elemental ideas of physics discovered as an undergraduate and the abilities and information required for complex examine and study within the intriguing box of atomic physics. The textual content is equipped in a distinct and flexible layout --- as a suite of difficulties, tricks, particular options, and in-depth tutorials. this allows the reader to open the e-book at any web page and get an exceptional creation to matters at the innovative of atomic physics, akin to frequency comb metrology, checks of basic symmetries with atoms, atomic magnetometers, atom trapping and cooling, and Bose-Einstein condensates. The textual content additionally comprises difficulties and tutorials on vital fundamentals that each practising atomic physicist should still be aware of, yet approached from the point of view of experimentalists: formal calculations are refrained from the place attainable in prefer of 'back-of-the-envelope' estimates, symmetry arguments, and actual analogies. The second variation includes over 10 new difficulties, and contains vital updates, revisions, and corrections of a number of difficulties of the first edition.
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