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Squeezed-state generation by the normal modes of a coupled system

Raizen, M. G. and Orozco, L. A. and Xiao, Min and Boyd, T. L. and Kimble, H. J. (1987) Squeezed-state generation by the normal modes of a coupled system. Physical Review Letters, 59 (2). pp. 198-201. ISSN 0031-9007. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:RAIprl87

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Abstract

A new regime for the generation of squeezed states of the electromagnetic field is described for a collection of atoms within a high-finesse cavity. The process responsible for squeezing is a coupling-induced splitting in the normal-mode structure of the atom-field system. A theoretical analysis is presented that predicts large degrees of squeezing for modest operating conditions. An experimental investigation of this regime has produced noise reductions of 30% relative to the vacuum noise level.


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Additional Information:©1987 The American Physical Society. Received 26 March 1987. This work was supported by the Venture Research Unit of British Petroleum, by the National Science Foundation, and by the Office of Naval Research. One of us (L.A.O.) is supported by an IBM Graduate Fellowship. We gratefully acknowledge interactions with H. J. Carmichael and D. F. Walls which stimulated the current research program.
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Alternative URL:http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.59.198
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