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Quantum effects in the cooperative scattering of light by atomic clouds

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Author(s):
Pucci, Lorenzo ; Roy, Analabha ; Santiago do Espirito Santo, Tiago ; Kaiser, Robin ; Kastner, Michael ; Bachelard, Romain
Total Authors: 6
Document type: Journal article
Source: Physical Review A; v. 95, n. 5 MAY 22 2017.
Web of Science Citations: 7
Abstract

Scattering of classical light by atomic clouds induces photon-mediated effective long-range interactions between the atoms and leads to cooperative effects even at low atomic densities. We introduce a simulation technique that allows us to investigate the quantum regime of the dynamics of large clouds of atoms. We show that the fluorescence spectrum of the cloud can be used to probe genuine quantum cooperative effects. Signatures of these effects are the occurrence, and the scaling behavior, of additional sidebands at twice the frequency of the classical Mollow sidebands, as well as an asymmetry of the Mollow triplet. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 14/50744-9 - Bounds on the propagation of light in cold atomic clouds
Grantee:Romain Pierre Marcel Bachelard
Support type: Regular Research Grants
FAPESP's process: 14/01491-0 - Atomic clouds under stress
Grantee:Romain Pierre Marcel Bachelard
Support type: Research Grants - Young Investigators Grants
FAPESP's process: 15/10763-7 - Lieb-Robinson bounds and superradiance in ultracold atomic clouds
Grantee:Tiago Santiago do Espirito Santo
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate (Direct)
FAPESP's process: 15/50422-4 - 123: dimensionality and cooperativity
Grantee:Philippe Wilhelm Courteille
Support type: Regular Research Grants