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Carlton Caves

  • Distinguished Professor Emeritus

Current Work Location:
University of New Mexico
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  • Ph.D., Physics, California Institute of Technology, 1979


Theory: Open quantum systems and decoherence, nonlinear dynamics and quantum chaos, theoretical quantum optics.


You can try to please all the people some of the time and some of the people all the time, but you generally can't please anyone but yourself (and even that's hard, so you better pay attention to it).