Band theory of a common model of atom optics

M. Wilkens, E. Schumacher, Pierre Meystre

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Abstract

We develop the band theory of a two-level atom moving in a standing light wave. The energy bands allow for a simple discussion of various scattering resonances that play an important role in atom optics.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3130-3137
Number of pages8
JournalPhysical Review A
Volume44
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - 1991

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  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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Band theory of a common model of atom optics. / Wilkens, M.; Schumacher, E.; Meystre, Pierre.

In: Physical Review A, Vol. 44, No. 5, 1991, p. 3130-3137.

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Wilkens, M. ; Schumacher, E. ; Meystre, Pierre. / Band theory of a common model of atom optics. In: Physical Review A. 1991 ; Vol. 44, No. 5. pp. 3130-3137.
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