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Title: Quantum Polarization Spectroscopy of Ultracold Spinor Gases

Abstract

We propose a method for the detection of ground state quantum phases of spinor gases through a series of two quantum nondemolition measurements performed by sending off-resonant, polarized light pulses through the gas. Signatures of various mean-field as well as strongly correlated phases of F=1 and F=2 spinor gases obtained by detecting quantum fluctuations and mean values of polarization of transmitted light are identified.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [3];  [4];  [5];  [6]
  1. Grup de Fisica Teorica, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, E-08193 Bellaterra (Spain)
  2. Centrum Fizyki Teoretycznej, Polska Akademia Nauk, Warsaw 02668 (Poland)
  3. ICREA and Grup de Fisica Teorica, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, E-08193 Bellaterra (Spain)
  4. ICREA and ICFO-Institut de Ciencies Fotoniques, E-08860 Castelldefels, Barcelona (Spain)
  5. ICFO-Institut de Ciencies Fotoniques, E-08860 Castelldefels, Barcelona (Spain)
  6. (Denmark)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
20957715
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Physical Review Letters; Journal Volume: 98; Journal Issue: 10; Other Information: DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.98.100404; (c) 2007 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; FLUCTUATIONS; GASES; GROUND STATES; MEAN-FIELD THEORY; POLARIZATION; QUANTUM MECHANICS; SPECTROSCOPY; VISIBLE RADIATION

Citation Formats

Eckert, K., Zawitkowski, L., Sanpera, A., Lewenstein, M., Polzik, E. S., and Niels Bohr Institute, Danish Quantum Optics Center-QUANTOP, Copenhagen University, Blegdamsvej 17, Copenhagen 2100. Quantum Polarization Spectroscopy of Ultracold Spinor Gases. United States: N. p., 2007. Web. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVLETT.98.100404.
Eckert, K., Zawitkowski, L., Sanpera, A., Lewenstein, M., Polzik, E. S., & Niels Bohr Institute, Danish Quantum Optics Center-QUANTOP, Copenhagen University, Blegdamsvej 17, Copenhagen 2100. Quantum Polarization Spectroscopy of Ultracold Spinor Gases. United States. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVLETT.98.100404.
Eckert, K., Zawitkowski, L., Sanpera, A., Lewenstein, M., Polzik, E. S., and Niels Bohr Institute, Danish Quantum Optics Center-QUANTOP, Copenhagen University, Blegdamsvej 17, Copenhagen 2100. 2007. "Quantum Polarization Spectroscopy of Ultracold Spinor Gases". United States. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVLETT.98.100404.
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title = {Quantum Polarization Spectroscopy of Ultracold Spinor Gases},
author = {Eckert, K. and Zawitkowski, L. and Sanpera, A. and Lewenstein, M. and Polzik, E. S. and Niels Bohr Institute, Danish Quantum Optics Center-QUANTOP, Copenhagen University, Blegdamsvej 17, Copenhagen 2100},
abstractNote = {We propose a method for the detection of ground state quantum phases of spinor gases through a series of two quantum nondemolition measurements performed by sending off-resonant, polarized light pulses through the gas. Signatures of various mean-field as well as strongly correlated phases of F=1 and F=2 spinor gases obtained by detecting quantum fluctuations and mean values of polarization of transmitted light are identified.},
doi = {10.1103/PHYSREVLETT.98.100404},
journal = {Physical Review Letters},
number = 10,
volume = 98,
place = {United States},
year = 2007,
month = 3
}
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