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Coherent Control of Quantum Fluctuations Using Cavity Electromagnetically Induced Transparency

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Author(s):
Souza, J. A. [1, 2] ; Figueroa, E. [2] ; Chibani, H. [2] ; Villas-Boas, C. J. [1] ; Rempe, G. [2]
Total Authors: 5
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Fed Sao Carlos, Dept Fis, BR-13565905 Sao Carlos, SP - Brazil
[2] Max Planck Inst Quantum Opt, D-85748 Garching - Germany
Total Affiliations: 2
Document type: Journal article
Source: Physical Review Letters; v. 111, n. 11 SEP 11 2013.
Web of Science Citations: 30
Abstract

We study the all-optical control of the quantum fluctuations of a light beam via a combination of single-atom cavity quantum electrodynamics (CQED) and electromagnetically induced transparency (EIT). Specifically, the EIT control field is used to tune the CQED transition frequencies in and out of resonance with the probe light. In this way, photon blockade and antiblockade effects are employed to produce sub-Poissonian and super-Poissonian light fields, respectively. The achievable quantum control paves the way towards the realization of a prototype of a novel quantum transistor which amplifies or attenuates the relative intensity noise of a light beam. Its feasibility is demonstrated by calculations using realistic parameters from recent experiments. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 10/17609-0 - Control of statistical properties of a radiation field and bistability in electromagnetically induced transparency processes in optical cavities
Grantee:James Alves de Souza
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate
FAPESP's process: 13/01182-5 - Quantum optical phenomena in cavity QED and its applications: towards quantum computing
Grantee:James Alves de Souza
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Post-Doctorate
FAPESP's process: 12/00176-9 - Dynamics of open quantum systems: quantum-classical transition and electromagnetically induced transparency in optical cavities
Grantee:Celso Jorge Villas-Bôas
Support type: Regular Research Grants