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Atom-light interactions in quasi-one-dimensional nanostructures: A Green's-function perspective

Asenjo-Garcia, A. and Hood, J. D. and Chang, D. E. and Kimble, H. J. (2017) Atom-light interactions in quasi-one-dimensional nanostructures: A Green's-function perspective. Physical Review A, 95 (3). Art. No. 033818. ISSN 2469-9926. doi:10.1103/PhysRevA.95.033818.

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Based on a formalism that describes atom-light interactions in terms of the classical electromagnetic Green's function, we study the optical response of atoms and other quantum emitters coupled to one-dimensional photonic structures, such as cavities, waveguides, and photonic crystals. We demonstrate a clear mapping between the transmission spectra and the local Green's function, identifying signatures of dispersive and dissipative interactions between atoms. We also demonstrate the applicability of our analysis to problems involving three-level atoms, such as electromagnetically induced transparency. Finally we examine recent experiments, and anticipate future observations of atom-atom interactions in photonic band gaps.

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Alternate Title:Atom-light interactions in quasi-1D nanostructures: a Green's function perspective
Additional Information:© 2017 Published by the American Physical Society. Published by the American Physical Society under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license. Further distribution of this work must maintain attribution to the author(s) and the published article’s title, journal citation, and DOI. Received 2 November 2016; published 17 March 2017. We thank S.-P. Yu for sharing his insight on slot photonic waveguides. We are also grateful to O. J. Painter, A. Keller, M. Fang, and P. Dieterle for stimulating discussions about superconducting qubits. Funding is provided by the AFOSR QuMPASS MURI, NSF Grant No. PHY-1205729, the Office of Naval Research (ONR) Award No. N00014-16-1-2399, the ONR QOMAND MURI, the DOD NSSEFF program, and the IQIM, an NSF Physics Frontiers Center with support of the Moore Foundation. A.A.-G. was supported by the IQIM Postdoctoral Fellowship and the Global Marie Curie Fellowship LANTERN (655701). D.E.C. acknowledges support from Fundacio Privada Cellex Barcelona, Marie Curie CIG ATOMNANO, MINECO Severo Ochoa Grant No. SEV-2015-0522, ERC Starting Grant FoQAL, and CERCA Programme/Generalitat de Catalunya. A.A.-G. and J.D.H. contributed equally to this research.
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Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR)UNSPECIFIED
Office of Naval Research (ONR)N00014-16-1-2399
National Security Science and Engineering Faculty FellowshipUNSPECIFIED
Institute for Quantum Information and Matter (IQIM)UNSPECIFIED
Gordon and Betty Moore FoundationUNSPECIFIED
Marie Curie Fellowship655701
Fundacio Privada Cellex BarcelonaUNSPECIFIED
Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad (MINECO)SEV-2015-0522
European Research Council (ERC)UNSPECIFIED
Subject Keywords:Quantum optics, nanophotonics, waveguide QED
Issue or Number:3
Classification Code:PACS numbers: 42.50.Ct, 42.50.Nn
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