Professor Yehuda B. Band
Department of Chemistry, Department of Physics, Department of Electro-Optics, and Ilse Katz Institute for Nanoscale Science and Technology
Ben-Gurion University
P.O.Box 653, Beer-Sheva 84105 Israel
Tel: 972-8-6461635
Fax: 972-8-6472943

My E&M book -- Light and Matter: Electromagnetism, Optics, Spectroscopy, and Lasers, (Wiley, 2006).

  My QM Book -- Quantum Mechanics with Applications to Nanotechnology and Information Science, Y. B. Band & Y. Avishai, (Academic Press -- Elsevier, 2013).

  CV and List of Publications (links to pdf files of recent publications)

  Post-doctoral Positions:
Type 1 post-doc positions
Type 2 post-doc positions

Links to:
BGU Department of Chemistry,

BGU Department of Physics,
Ben-Gurion University homepage,

Ben-Gurion U. atom-chip lab.

Research Interests:

Collision theory, quantum mechanical scattering, light scattering, nonlinear optics, electro-optics and quantum-optics, laser physics, atomic and molecular physics, chemical dynamics, dissociation of molecules, charge exchange processes, electron transport in condensed phase systems, Bose-Einstein condensation and Cooper pairing in degenerate quantum systems, thermodynamics, and quantum information.

Professor Band has worked on Bose-Einstein condensation and Cooper pairing of trapped atomic gases, quantum information processing and optimization of quantum gates, ultra-cold collisions of atoms and molecules, quantum theory of electron transport in small electronic devices, optically induced population transfer in molecules, the relationship of absorption and emission in multilevel systems, application of the birefringence of solid-state laser media to laser line narrowing and tuning, nonlinear optical properties of molecules, pulse compression and mode-locking of lasers via processes involving nonlinear light absorption, three-wave mixing with multimode fields, the spectrum of second-harmonic generation, intracavity and extracavity second-harmonic generation, intracavity and extracavity Raman processes, pulse compression in fiber Raman lasers, optical solitons, thermodynamics of processes occuring in finite time with finite rates, photodissociation of diatomic molecules to open shell atoms, triatomic molecule photodissociation.


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Last updated March 18, 2015