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Squeezed-state generation for two-level atoms in a spatially varying field mode

Xiao, Min and Kimble, H. J. and Carmichael, H. J. (1987) Squeezed-state generation for two-level atoms in a spatially varying field mode. Journal of the Optical Society of America B, 4 (10). pp. 1546-1550. ISSN 0740-3224. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:XIAjosab87

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Abstract

A spatially varying field mode is included in calculating the squeezing effect for a system of two-level atoms in the good-cavity limit. Two examples of a Gaussian mode field in a ring cavity and a plane-wave field in a standing-wave interferometer are used to demonstrate the quite general method. In qualitative terms, the squeezing predicted for plane waves is preserved. However, for a given value of atomic cooperativity parameter C, there is a degradation in squeezing because of the spatially varying field structure.


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Additional Information:© Copyright 1987 Optical Society of America Received May 1, 1987; accepted June 12, 1987 This research was supported by the National Science Foundation, by the Venture Research Unit of British Petroleum of North America, and by the U.S. Office of Naval Research.
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