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Journal of the Optical Society of America B

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  • Editor: Henry van Driel
  • Vol. 27, Iss. 3 — Mar. 1, 2010
  • pp: 464–475

Cavity-QED based scheme for realization of photon annihilation and creation operations and their combinations

Ho-Joon Kim, Jiyong Park, and Hai-Woong Lee  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 27, Issue 3, pp. 464-475 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.27.000464


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Abstract

Theoretical analysis is given of an experimental scheme that can perform individual photon operations such as the photon annihilation operation a, creation operation a , and commutation operation a a a a , utilizing atom–cavity field interactions and conditional measurements. In order for the scheme to perform the desired photon operation, the atom–cavity field interaction times are generally required to be sufficiently short that photon annihilation and/or creation are dominated by the one-half Rabi cycle process. Such short interaction times, however, lead inevitably to a low success probability of the scheme. It is shown that this problem of low success probability can be overcome by preparing the cavity field in a superposition of a small number (two) of Fock states and choosing the interaction times appropriately.

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OCIS Codes
(020.1670) Atomic and molecular physics : Coherent optical effects
(270.5290) Quantum optics : Photon statistics
(270.5585) Quantum optics : Quantum information and processing

ToC Category:
Quantum Optics

History
Original Manuscript: November 19, 2009
Revised Manuscript: December 21, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: December 26, 2009
Published: February 16, 2010

Citation
Ho-Joon Kim, Jiyong Park, and Hai-Woong Lee, "Cavity-QED based scheme for realization of photon annihilation and creation operations and their combinations," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 27, 464-475 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-27-3-464


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