## Toward a tomographic picture of a Bose–Einstein condensate

JOSA A, Vol. 17, Issue 12, pp. 2529-2535 (2000)

http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAA.17.002529

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### Abstract

The possibilities of applying tomographic techniques to a Bose–Einstein condensate to reconstruct its ground state are investigated by means of numerical simulations. Two situations for which the density-matrix elements can be retrieved from atom counting probabilities are considered. The methods presented here allow one to distinguish among various possible quantum states.

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**OCIS Codes**

(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics

**History**

Original Manuscript: March 9, 2000

Revised Manuscript: September 12, 2000

Manuscript Accepted: September 12, 2000

Published: December 1, 2000

**Citation**

Stefano Mancini, Mauro Fortunato, Paolo Tombesi, and Giacomo Mauro D’Ariano, "Toward a tomographic picture of a Bose–Einstein condensate," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A **17**, 2529-2535 (2000)

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