Wave Mixing of Optical Pulses and Bose-Einstein Condensates

Han Pu, Weiping Zhang, Pierre Meystre

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Abstract

The wave mixing of optical pulses and Bose-Einstein Condensates was studied. The diffraction pattern was interpreted in terms of atom-photon wave mixing. The results show that the quantum-correlated parametric excitation of atomic pairs generated the forward and backward propagation matter waves.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1504071-1504074
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Volume91
Issue number15
Publication statusPublished - Oct 10 2003

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