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  • Editor: J. H. Eberly
  • Vol. 1, Iss. 6 — Sep. 15, 1997
  • pp: 134–140

Localized decay of excited atoms in cavities

Y. Japha, G. Kurizki, and V. M. Akulin  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 1, Issue 6, pp. 134-140 (1997)

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Spontaneous decay of excited cold atoms into cavity can drastically affect their translational dynamics, namely, atomic reflection, transmission or localization in the cavity.

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OCIS Codes
(020.0020) Atomic and molecular physics : Atomic and molecular physics
(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics

ToC Category:
Focus Issue: Local field effects

Original Manuscript: August 21, 1997
Published: September 15, 1997

Yonathan Japha, Gershon Kurizki, and V. Akulin, "Localized decay of excited atoms in cavities," Opt. Express 1, 134-140 (1997)

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