Very-low-temperature behavior of a micromaser

Pierre Meystre, G. Rempe, H. Walther

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Abstract

We show that at very low temperatures the steady-state photon statistics of the micromaser are strongly influenced by the existence of trapping states. The resulting resonances are a true quantum effect resulting from the granulated character of the electromagnetic field.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1078-1080
Number of pages3
JournalOptics Letters
Volume13
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - 1988

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Very-low-temperature behavior of a micromaser. / Meystre, Pierre; Rempe, G.; Walther, H.

In: Optics Letters, Vol. 13, No. 12, 1988, p. 1078-1080.

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Meystre, Pierre ; Rempe, G. ; Walther, H. / Very-low-temperature behavior of a micromaser. In: Optics Letters. 1988 ; Vol. 13, No. 12. pp. 1078-1080.
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