We show how an atom can couple light to a nanobody efficiently. We demonstrate that a significant fraction of emission from the atom can be channeled into guided modes of a nanofiber.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(020.0020) Atomic and molecular physics : Atomic and molecular physics
(020.7010) Atomic and molecular physics : Laser trapping
(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics
(270.5580) Quantum optics : Quantum electrodynamics
K. Nayak, T. Inoue, M. Morinaga, V. Balykin, F. L. Kien, and K. Hakuta, "Single Atom as a Light Coupler for a Nanofiber," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper QThC3.