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Atomic, molecular, and optical physics

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Atomic and Optical Physics I : Resonance | MITx on edX | Course About Video

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What is Atomic, molecular, and optical physics?, Explain Atomic, molecular, and optical physics

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AMO | SLAC All Access: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Science Instrument

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What is Atomic, molecular, and optical physics (AMO)

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AMO | Atomic, Molecular & Optical Science Instrument

Atomic, molecular, and optical physics (AMO) is the study of matter-matter and light-matter interactions; at the scale of one or a few atoms and energy scales around several electron volts. The three areas are closely interrelated. AMO theory includes classical, semi-classical and quantum treatments. Typically, the theory and applications of emission, absorption, scattering of electromagnetic radiation (light) from excited atoms and molecules, analysis of spectroscopy, generation of lasers and masers, and the optical properties of matter in general, fall into these categories.
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