Non-Markovian Collective Emission from Macroscopically Separated Emitters

Kanupriya Sinha, Pierre Meystre, Elizabeth A. Goldschmidt, Fredrik K. Fatemi, S. L. Rolston, Pablo Solano

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Abstract

We study the collective radiative decay of a system of two two-level emitters coupled to a one-dimensional waveguide in a regime where their separation is comparable to the coherence length of a spontaneously emitted photon. The electromagnetic field propagating in the cavity-like geometry formed by the emitters exerts a retarded backaction on the system leading to strongly non-Markovian dynamics. The collective spontaneous emission rate of the emitters exhibits an enhancement or inhibition beyond the usual Dicke superradiance and subradiance due to self-consistent coherent time-delayed feedback.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number043603
JournalPhysical review letters
Volume124
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 31 2020

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    Sinha, K., Meystre, P., Goldschmidt, E. A., Fatemi, F. K., Rolston, S. L., & Solano, P. (2020). Non-Markovian Collective Emission from Macroscopically Separated Emitters. Physical review letters, 124(4), [043603]. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.124.043603