Scope of the Conference

The conference will pay a special attention to the following topics:

  • coherent states and squeezed states
  • phase-space methods
  • continuous variables and quantum-information processing with continuous variables
  • photon pairs, their sources, properties, and applications
  • photon-number-resolving detectors, homodyne detection and other detection techniques
  • atom and molecular optics with emphasis on nonclassical behaviour
  • cavity QED
  • Bose-Einstein condensates
  • quantum propagation
  • photonic fibres and their nonlinear behaviour
  • quantum computing, quantum memories
  • entanglement and decoherence
  • quantum cryptography