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 language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Physical Review Letters|
|Publication status||Published - Oct 10 2003|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Physics and Astronomy(all)