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Freshman research projects (2012, 2011)


OPT 101 LABS (2012 FALL)
Freshman Student Research (12 hour labs, 9 freshmen)

Lab TA: Kang Liu

Quantum A Team (4 freshmen)
Single Photon Interference: Young's Double Slit and Mach-Zehnder Interferometer

Quantum A Presentation

Single-photon Interference Quizzes

Quantum B Team (5 freshmen)
Entanglement and Bell's Inequalities

Quantum B Presentation

Entanglement Quizzes



OPT 101 LABS (2011 FALL)
Freshman Student Research (12 hour labs, 10 freshmen)

Lab TA: Eric Brost

Quantum A Team (5 freshmen)
Single Photon Interference: Young's Double Slit and Mach-Zehnder Interferometer

Quantum A Presentation

Quantum B Team (5 freshmen)
Entanglement and Bell's Inequalities

Quantum B Presentation

OPT 101 Lectures




Freshman research projects (2010, 2009)


OPT 101 LABS (2010 FALL)
Freshman Student Research (12 hour labs, 3 groups of 16 freshmen)

George Gehring
Luke Bissell
Dr. Zhimin Shi
(Quantum A)
(Quantum B)
(Quantum C)

(Lab TAs/Instructors)


Quantum A Team (6 freshmen)
Entanglement and Bell's Inequalities

Presentation
George Gehring lectures Lecture 1 Lecture 2 Lecture 3
Evaluation Questions


Quantum B Team (5 freshmen)
Single Photon Source

Presentation
Luke Bissell lecture
Evaluation Questions


Quantum C Team (5 freshmen)
Single Photon Interference: Young's Double Slit and Mach-Zehnder Interferometer

Presentation
Evaluation Questions


OPT 101 Lecture Demonstrations (2010 FALL)
3 Groups, 19 Freshmen Students

Lecture-demonstrations of Quantum Optics experiments were provided for three groups of freshmen students (OPT101). After the lecture students were asked to submit written answers to the questions about the labs.

Questions to OPT 101 Students Following Lecture Demonstrations


OPT 101 LABS (2009 FALL)
Freshman Student Research (12 hour labs, 9 freshmen)

Garrett West (Lab TA)

Quantum A Team (5 freshmen)
Single Photon Interference: Young's Double Slit and Mach-Zehnder Interferometer

Presentation

Quantum B Team (4 freshmen)
Single Photon Source for Quantum Communication

Presentation
Questions to Freshmen Who Participated in Research



OPT 101 Lecture Demonstrations (2009 FALL)
3 Groups, 19 Freshman Students

Lecture-demonstrations of Quantum Optics experiments were provided for three groups of freshman students (OPT101): Energy-Security (single photon source, 5 students), Military-Medical (single photon source, 5 students) and Quantum A-B (entangled photon source, 9 students). After the lecture students were asked to submit written answers to the questions about the labs.

Questions to OPT 101 Students Following Lecture Demonstrations