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  • Vol. 7, Iss. 6 — Jun. 1, 2009
  • pp: 455–457

Coherence of a squeezed sodium atom laser generated from Raman output coupling

Huiyong He and Chunjia Huang  »View Author Affiliations


Chinese Optics Letters, Vol. 7, Issue 6, pp. 455-457 (2009)


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Abstract

The coherence of a squeezed sodium atom laser generated from a Raman output coupler, in which the sodium atoms in Bose-Einstein condensate (BEC) interact with two light beams consisting of a weaker squeezed coherent probe light and a stronger classical coupling light, is investigated. The results show that in the case of a large mean number of BEC atoms and a weaker probe light field, the atom laser is antibunching, and this atom laser is second-order coherent if the number of BEC atoms in traps is large enough.

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OCIS Codes
(030.1640) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherence
(020.1335) Atomic and molecular physics : Atom optics
(020.1475) Atomic and molecular physics : Bose-Einstein condensates

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Huiyong He and Chunjia Huang, "Coherence of a squeezed sodium atom laser generated from Raman output coupling," Chin. Opt. Lett. 7, 455-457 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/col/abstract.cfm?URI=col-7-6-455


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