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Quantum state transfer between motion and light

Parkins, A. S. and Kimble, H. J. (1999) Quantum state transfer between motion and light. Journal of Optics B: Quantum and Semiclassical Optics, 1 (4). pp. 496-504. ISSN 1464-4266. doi:10.1088/1464-4266/1/4/323.

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We describe schemes for transferring quantum states between light fields and the motion of a trapped atom. Coupling between the motion and the light is achieved via Raman transitions driven by a laser field and the quantized field of a high-finesse microscopic cavity mode. By cascading two such systems and tailoring laser field pulses, we show that it is possible to transfer an arbitrary motional state of one atom to a second atom at a spatially distant site.

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Additional Information:© 1999 Institute of Physics and IOP Publishing Limited. Received 19 February 1999. Print publication: Issue 4 (August 1999). We gratefully acknowledge the contributions of Professor S Braunstein, whose insight was crucial in initiating this work. ASP thanks A Doherty, C Hood, Q Turchette, S van Enk, L You and P Zoller for helpful discussions and the ITP in Santa Barbara for its hospitality, where part of this work was carried out, supported in part by the NSF under grant no PHY94-07194. ASP also thanks the Quantum Optics Group at Caltech for its hospitality and acknowledges support from the Marsden Fund of the Royal Society of New Zealand. HJK is supported by the National Science Foundation, by DARPA via the QUIC Institute which is administered by ARO, and by the Office of Naval Research. SPECIAL ISSUE ON ADVANCES IN QUANTUM AND ATOM OPTICS. Journal of Optics B: Quantum and Semiclassical Optics, Volume 1, Number 4, August 1999
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Marsden Fund of the Royal Society of New ZealandUNSPECIFIED
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)UNSPECIFIED
Army Research Office (ARO)UNSPECIFIED
Office of Naval Research (ONR)UNSPECIFIED
Subject Keywords:Quantum communication, cavity QED, quantized motion, nonclassical states
Issue or Number:4
Classification Code:PACS: 03.67.Hk, 42.50.-p, 42.50.Vk
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Official Citation:A S Parkins and H J Kimble 1999 J. Opt. B: Quantum Semiclass. Opt. 1 496
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