Dark states of dressed Bose-Einstein condensates

E. S. Lee, C. Geckeler, J. Heurich, A. Gupta, Kit Iu Cheong, S. Secrest, P. Meystre

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Abstract

We combine the ideas of dressed Bose-Einstein condensates, where an intracavity optical field allows one to design coupled, multicomponent condensates, and of dark states of quantum systems, to generate a full quantum entanglement between two matter waves and two optical waves. While the matter waves are macroscopically populated, the two optical modes share a single photon. As such, this system offers a way to influence the behavior of a macroscopic quantum system via a microscopic “knob”.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4006-4011
Number of pages6
JournalPhysical Review A - Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics
Volume60
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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