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Title: Correlated photons and collective excitations of a cyclic atomic ensemble

Abstract

We systematically study the interaction between two quantized optical fields and a cyclic atomic ensemble driven by a classic optical field. This so-called atomic cyclic ensemble consists of three-level atoms with {delta}-type transitions due to the symmetry breaking, which can also be implemented in the superconducting quantum circuit by Yu-xi Liu et al. [Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 087001 (2005)]. We explore the dynamic mechanisms to creating the quantum entanglements among photon states, and between photons and atomic collective excitations by the coherent manipulation of the atom-photon system. It is shown that the quantum information can be completely transferred from one quantized optical mode to another, and the quantum information carried by the two quantized optical fields can be stored in the collective modes of this atomic ensemble by adiabatically controlling the classic field Rabi frequencies.

Authors:
;  [1];  [2];  [3]
  1. Institute of Theoretical Physics and Interdisciplinary Center of Theoretical Studies, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, 100080 (China)
  2. College of Information Science and Engineering, Dalian Institute of Light Industry, Dalian, 116034 (China)
  3. Frontier Research System, Institute of Physical and Chemical Research (RIKEN), Wako-shi 351-0198 (Japan)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
20787159
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Physical Review. A; Journal Volume: 73; Journal Issue: 4; Other Information: DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevA.73.043805; (c) 2006 The American Physical Society; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
74 ATOMIC AND MOLECULAR PHYSICS; ATOMS; COLLECTIVE EXCITATIONS; OPTICAL MODES; OPTICS; PHOTON-ATOM COLLISIONS; PHOTONS; QUANTUM COMPUTERS; QUANTUM ENTANGLEMENT; QUANTUM INFORMATION; SYMMETRY BREAKING

Citation Formats

Li Yong, Sun, C. P., Zheng Li, and Liu Yuxi. Correlated photons and collective excitations of a cyclic atomic ensemble. United States: N. p., 2006. Web. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVA.73.0.
Li Yong, Sun, C. P., Zheng Li, & Liu Yuxi. Correlated photons and collective excitations of a cyclic atomic ensemble. United States. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVA.73.0.
Li Yong, Sun, C. P., Zheng Li, and Liu Yuxi. Sat . "Correlated photons and collective excitations of a cyclic atomic ensemble". United States. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVA.73.0.
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abstractNote = {We systematically study the interaction between two quantized optical fields and a cyclic atomic ensemble driven by a classic optical field. This so-called atomic cyclic ensemble consists of three-level atoms with {delta}-type transitions due to the symmetry breaking, which can also be implemented in the superconducting quantum circuit by Yu-xi Liu et al. [Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 087001 (2005)]. We explore the dynamic mechanisms to creating the quantum entanglements among photon states, and between photons and atomic collective excitations by the coherent manipulation of the atom-photon system. It is shown that the quantum information can be completely transferred from one quantized optical mode to another, and the quantum information carried by the two quantized optical fields can be stored in the collective modes of this atomic ensemble by adiabatically controlling the classic field Rabi frequencies.},
doi = {10.1103/PHYSREVA.73.0},
journal = {Physical Review. A},
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year = {Sat Apr 15 00:00:00 EDT 2006},
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