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Journal of the Optical Society of America B


  • Editor: Grover Swartzlander
  • Vol. 30, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 2013
  • pp: 2952–2959

Curvature effects on the interaction of nonlinear sphere coherent states with a three-level atom

A. Mahdifar, M. Jamshidi Farsani, and M. Bagheri Harouni  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 30, Issue 11, pp. 2952-2959 (2013)

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In this paper, we consider the interaction of the nonlinear coherent states (CSs) on a sphere with a three-level atom. Since these generalized CSs depend on the curvature of the sphere, this model enables us to investigate the curvature effects of the physical space. By using the time-dependent state of the atom-field system, we first study the curvature effects on the occupation probabilities of the atomic levels. We especially study the relation between the revival time of the atomic occupation probabilities and the curvature. Then, to study the curvature effects on the dynamical properties of the cavity field, we consider photon distributions, correlation functions, and Mandel parameters of the field. The cavity field in this atom-field system exhibits nonclassical features which depend on the curvature of the physical space.

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OCIS Codes
(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics
(270.5290) Quantum optics : Photon statistics
(270.5580) Quantum optics : Quantum electrodynamics

ToC Category:
Quantum Optics

Original Manuscript: June 27, 2013
Revised Manuscript: August 19, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: September 7, 2013
Published: October 24, 2013

A. Mahdifar, M. Jamshidi Farsani, and M. Bagheri Harouni, "Curvature effects on the interaction of nonlinear sphere coherent states with a three-level atom," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 30, 2952-2959 (2013)

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