Pierre Meystre

  • Faculty Affiliation: Joint Professor
Regents' Professor of Physics
Regents' Professor of Optical Sciences
Director of the Biosphere 2 Institute
Office Location: 
Marshall 523
Mailing Address: 

Biosphere 2 Institute
The University of Arizona
845 N. Park Avenue
P.O. Box 210158-B
Tucson, AZ 85721-0158 

Phone Number: 
520-621-4651
Education: 
  • Habilitation, Ludwig-Maximilian University of Munich (Germany), 1983
  • Ph.D., Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne (Switzerland), 1974
  • Diplôme, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne (Switzerland), 1971
Specific Research Interests: 
  • Theoretical quantum optics.
  • Statistical properties of radiation.
  • Laser theory.
  • Nonlinear optics.
  • Atomic physics.
  • Ultracold atoms: Bose condensation and atom lasers.
  • Cavity quantum electrodynamics.
  • Atom optics.

Postdoctoral Researcher(s)

Books Authored

  • Atom Optics
    Pierre Meystre
  • Elements of Quantum Optics
    Pierre Meystre and Murray Sargent III