OSA's Digital Library

Journal of the Optical Society of America B

Journal of the Optical Society of America B

| OPTICAL PHYSICS

  • Vol. 4, Iss. 10 — Oct. 1, 1987
  • pp: 1546–1550

Squeezed-state generation for two-level atoms in a spatially varying field mode

Min Xiao, H. J. Kimble, and H. J. Carmichael  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 4, Issue 10, pp. 1546-1550 (1987)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.4.001546


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (530 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

A spatially varying field mode is included in calculating the squeezing effect for a system of two-level atoms in the good-cavity limit. Two examples of a Gaussian mode field in a ring cavity and a plane-wave field in a standing-wave interferometer are used to demonstrate the quite general method. In qualitative terms, the squeezing predicted for plane waves is preserved. However, for a given value of atomic cooperativity parameter C, there is a degradation in squeezing because of the spatially varying field structure.

© 1987 Optical Society of America

History
Original Manuscript: May 1, 1987
Manuscript Accepted: June 12, 1987
Published: October 1, 1987

Citation
Min Xiao, H. J. Carmichael, and H. J. Kimble, "Squeezed-state generation for two-level atoms in a spatially varying field mode," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 4, 1546-1550 (1987)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-4-10-1546


Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset  

References

  1. M. G. Raizen, L. A. Orozco, M. Xiao, T. L. Boyd, H. J. Kimble, Phys. Rev. Lett. 59, 198 (1987). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  2. R. E. Slusher, L. W. Hollberg, B. Yurke, J. C. Mertz, J. F. Valley, Phys. Rev. Lett. 55, 2409 (1985). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  3. M. W. Maeda, P. Kumar, J. H. Shapiro, Opt. Lett. 12, 161 (1987). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  4. M. D. Reid, D. F. Walls, Phys. Rev. A 31, 1622 (1985); Phys. Rev. A 34, 4929 (1986). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  5. M. D. Reid, D. F. Walls, Phys. Rev. A 32, 396 (1985). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  6. H. J. Carmichael, Phys. Rev. A 33, 3262 (1985). [CrossRef]
  7. D. A. Holm, M. Sargent, Phys. Rev. A 35, 2150 (1987). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  8. L. A. Lugiato, G. Strini, Opt. Commun. 41, 67 (1982). [CrossRef]
  9. M. Xiao, H. J. Kimble, H. J. Carmichael, Phys. Rev. A 35, 3832 (1987). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  10. W. H. Louisell, Quantum Statistical Properties of Radiation (Wiley, New York, 1983).
  11. P. D. Drummond, D. F. Walls, Phys. Rev. A 23, 2563 (1981). [CrossRef]
  12. L. A. Lugiato, in Progress in Optics, E. Wolf, ed. (North-Holland, Amsterdam, 1984), vol. 21. [CrossRef]
  13. P. D. Drummond, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-17, 301 (1981). [CrossRef]
  14. H. Haken, Encyclopedia of Physics (Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1970), Vol. XXV/2C.
  15. P. D. Drummond, C. W. Gardiner, J. Phys. A 13, 2353 (1980); P. D. Drummond, C. W. Gardiner, D. F. Walls, Phys. Rev. A 24, 914 (1981). [CrossRef]
  16. L. Arnold, Stochastic Differential Equations (Wiley, New York, 1974).
  17. H. Risken, The Fokker–Planck Equation (Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1984). [CrossRef]
  18. S. Chaturvedi, C. W. Gardiner, I. Matheson, D. F. Walls, J. Stat. Phys. 17, 469 (1977). [CrossRef]
  19. C. W. Gardiner, Handbook of Stochastic Processes (Springer-Verlag, New York, 1983).

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.

Figures

Fig. 1 Fig. 2 Fig. 3
 
Fig. 4 Fig. 5
 

« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited