Prof. Dr. Girish Saran Agarwal


Academic positionAssociate Professor, Senior Lecturer, Reader
Research fieldsQuantum Optics
KeywordsQuantum interferences, Quantum timography, Non-classical states, Quantum non-linear optics, Quantum optics (main field)

Current contact address

CountryUnited States of America
CityCollege Station
InstitutionTexas A & M University
InstituteDepartment of Physics, Institute for Quantum Science and Engineering

Host during sponsorship

Prof. Dr. Herbert WaltherInstitut für Laserphysik, Max-Planck-Institut für Quantenoptik (MPQ), Garching
Prof. Dr. Joachim von ZanthierInstitut für Optik, Information und Photonik, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Erlangen
Start of initial sponsorship01/06/1997


1997Humboldt Research Award Programme

Nominator's project description

Professor Agrawal receives the award for the development of new numerical methods for the solution of robotics problems, in particular for "free floating robots". During his stay in Germany he will work on the control and mathematical modelling of cable suspended robots.

Publications (partial selection)

2001Girish Saran Agarwal, M.O. Scully, H. Walther: Accelerating Decay by Multiple 2 o Pulses. In: Phys. Rev. A, 2001, 044101-1-044101-3
2001Girish Saran Agarwal, M.O. Scully, H. Walther: Inhibition of Decoherence due to Decay in a Continuum. In: Phys. Rev. Lett., 2001, 4271-4274
2001Girish Saran Agarwal, J. von Zantheir, C. Skornia, H. Walther: Quantum Coherence in a Single Ion due to Strong Excitation of a Metastable Transition. In: Phys. Rev. A, 2001, 013816-1-013816-6
2000Girish Saran Agarwal, S. Menon: Gain Components in Autler-Townes Doublet from Quantum Interferences in Decay Channels. In: Phys. Rev. A, 2000, 013807
2000Girish Saran Agarwal, Anil K. Patnaik: Laser Field Induced Birefringence and Enhancement of Magneto-Optical Rotation. In: Opt. Commun., 2000, 195-211
2000Girish Saran Agarwal, R. Arun, M.O. Scully, H. Walther: Mazer Action in a Bimodal Cavity. In: Phys. Rev. A, 2000, 023809-1-023809-12
2000Girish Saran Agarwal, R. Arun: Resonant Tunneling of Ultracold Atoms through Vacuum Induced Potentials. In: Phys. Rev. Lett., 2000, 5098-5101
2000Girish Saran Agarwal, G. Morigi: Temperature Variation of Ultra Slow Light in a Cold Glas. In: Phys. Rev. A, 2000, 013801
2000Girish Saran Agarwal, R. Kapoor: Theory of Electromagnetically Induced Wageguides. In: Phys. Rev. A, 2000, 053818
1999Girish Saran Agarwal, S. Menon: Gain from Cross-talk among Optical Transitions. In: Phys. Rev. A, 1999, 740-749
1999Girish Saran Agarwal, M.S. Kim: Reconstruction of an Entangled State in Cavity QED. In: Phys. Rev. A, 1999, 3044-3048
1999Girish Saran Agarwal: SU(2) Structure of Orbital Poincare Sphere for Light Beams with Angular Momentum. In: J. Opt. Soc. Am., 1999, 2914-2916
1999Girish Saran Agarwal, M.S. Kim: Study of Atomic Entanglement through the Evolution of the Field in Cavity QED. In: J. Mod. Opt., 1999, 2111-2121
1999Girish Saran Agarwal, A. Venugopalan: Superrevivals in the Quantum Dynamics of a Particle Confined in a Finite Square Well Potential. In: Phys. Rev. A, 1999, 1413-1422