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  • Editor: Henry van Driel
  • Vol. 29, Iss. 2 — Feb. 1, 2012
  • pp: A25–A30

Quantum correlation of an optically controlled quantum system

Ching-Kit Chan and L. J. Sham  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 29, Issue 2, pp. A25-A30 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.29.000A25


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Abstract

A precise time-dependent control of a quantum system relies on an accurate account of the quantum interference among the system, the control, and the environment. A diagrammatic technique has been recently developed to precisely calculate this quantum correlation for a fast multimode coherent photon control against slow relaxation, valid for both Markovian and non-Markovian systems. We review this formalism in comparison with the existing approximate theories and extend it to cases with controls by photon state other than the coherent state.

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OCIS Codes
(020.5580) Atomic and molecular physics : Quantum electrodynamics
(270.2500) Quantum optics : Fluctuations, relaxations, and noise
(270.4180) Quantum optics : Multiphoton processes

History
Original Manuscript: October 4, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: October 27, 2011
Published: January 25, 2012

Citation
Ching-Kit Chan and L. J. Sham, "Quantum correlation of an optically controlled quantum system," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 29, A25-A30 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-29-2-A25


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