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Well-dressed states for wave-packet dynamics in cavity QED

Vernooy, D. W. and Kimble, H. J. (1997) Well-dressed states for wave-packet dynamics in cavity QED. Physical Review A, 56 (5). pp. 4287-4295. ISSN 1050-2947. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:VERpra97a

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Abstract

The quantization of atomic center-of-mass motion is considered within the context of cavity QED with particular emphasis on the dynamics of localized wave packets. “Well-dressed” states are introduced as an eigenbasis that incorporates both the quantized atom-field interaction and the external bound states of a potential well. The interplay of internal and external time scales generates qualitatively new dynamics such as novel “collapses” and “revivals.”


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Additional Information:©1997 The American Physical Society Received 5 February 1997; revised 23 June 1997 This work was funded by the Office of Naval Research, the National Science Foundation, and DARPA through the QUIC program (Quantum Information and Computation) administered by the U.S. Army Research Office. D.W.V. acknowledges financial support from NSERC.
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