We examine correlations between right and left circularly polarized light for atoms in an optical lattice using a simple model. We calculate diffusion coefficients, temperatures, and discuss signatures of atomic motion in the correlations.
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T. van Woerkom and P. Rice, "Cross Correlations to Characterize Atomic Motion in an Optical Lattice," in Frontiers in Optics 2008/Laser Science XXIV/Plasmonics and Metamaterials/Optical Fabrication and Testing, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper JSuA19.
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