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Title: Detecting Correlation Functions of Ultracold Atoms through Fourier Sampling of Time-of-Flight Images

Abstract

We propose a detection method for ultracold atoms which allows reconstruction of the full one-particle and two-particle correlation functions from the measurements. The method is based on Fourier sampling of the time-of-flight images through two consecutive impulsive Raman pulses. For applications of this method, we discuss a few examples, including detection of phase separation between superfluid and Mott insulators, various types of spin or superfluid orders, entanglement, exotic or fluctuating orders.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. FOCUS Center and MCTP, Department of Physics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
20778801
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Physical Review Letters; Journal Volume: 96; Journal Issue: 10; Other Information: DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.96.103201; (c) 2006 The American Physical Society; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; ATOMS; CORRELATION FUNCTIONS; FOURIER ANALYSIS; IMAGES; RAMAN SPECTRA; SAMPLING; SPIN; SUPERFLUIDITY; TIME-OF-FLIGHT METHOD

Citation Formats

Duan, L.-M. Detecting Correlation Functions of Ultracold Atoms through Fourier Sampling of Time-of-Flight Images. United States: N. p., 2006. Web. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVLETT.96.1.
Duan, L.-M. Detecting Correlation Functions of Ultracold Atoms through Fourier Sampling of Time-of-Flight Images. United States. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVLETT.96.1.
Duan, L.-M. Fri . "Detecting Correlation Functions of Ultracold Atoms through Fourier Sampling of Time-of-Flight Images". United States. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVLETT.96.1.
@article{osti_20778801,
title = {Detecting Correlation Functions of Ultracold Atoms through Fourier Sampling of Time-of-Flight Images},
author = {Duan, L.-M.},
abstractNote = {We propose a detection method for ultracold atoms which allows reconstruction of the full one-particle and two-particle correlation functions from the measurements. The method is based on Fourier sampling of the time-of-flight images through two consecutive impulsive Raman pulses. For applications of this method, we discuss a few examples, including detection of phase separation between superfluid and Mott insulators, various types of spin or superfluid orders, entanglement, exotic or fluctuating orders.},
doi = {10.1103/PHYSREVLETT.96.1},
journal = {Physical Review Letters},
number = 10,
volume = 96,
place = {United States},
year = {Fri Mar 17 00:00:00 EST 2006},
month = {Fri Mar 17 00:00:00 EST 2006}
}