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Books on Quantum Technology/ Applied QM

  1. Jun 17, 2014 #1
    Could anyone recommend an up-to-date and not too advanced book or online notes on applied quantum mechanics or quantum technology? Most of my books are quite old and I need to have a basic understanding of the subject for a work experience project in six weeks time.

    Thank you!
     
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  3. Jun 17, 2014 #2
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  4. Jun 17, 2014 #3
    Thank you for the recommendation. Does this book include topics like quantum dots, nanotechnology, and quantum optics? (I couldn't tell from the contents page)
     
  5. Jun 17, 2014 #4
    Well, as I said, Miller's book is actually an introduction to quantum mechanics. Form the topics you mentioned, I think you should have a look at "Applied Quantum Mechanics" by Levi.
    (Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Applied-Quantum-Mechanics-A-Levi/dp/0521860962)
    I have no experience with this book but (but my engineering friends highly recommend this), it seems like it will be useful if you already have a basic knowledge in introductory quantum mechanics (ie it demands higher background then Miller's).
    By the way, both of these books are mainstream textbooks. There might be other non-textbooks which may suit your cause better.
     
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