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Colloquium: Quantum matter built from nanoscopic lattices of atoms and photons

Chang, D. E. and Douglas, J. S. and Gonazález-Tudela, A. and Hung, C.-L. and Kimble, H. J. (2018) Colloquium: Quantum matter built from nanoscopic lattices of atoms and photons. Reviews of Modern Physics, 90 (3). Art. No. 031002. ISSN 0034-6861. doi:10.1103/RevModPhys.90.031002.

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This Colloquium describes a new paradigm for creating strong quantum interactions of light and matter by way of single atoms and photons in nanoscopic lattices. Beyond the possibilities for quantitative improvements for familiar phenomena in atomic physics and quantum optics, there is a growing research community that is exploring novel quantum phases and phenomena that arise from atom-photon interactions in one- and two-dimensional nanophotonic lattices. Nanophotonic structures offer the intriguing possibility to control atom-photon interactions by engineering the medium properties through which they interact. An important aspect of these new research lines is that they have become possible only by pushing the state-of-the-art capabilities in nanophotonic device fabrication and by the integration of these capabilities into the realm of ultracold atoms. This Colloquium attempts to inform a broad physics community of the emerging opportunities in this new field on both theoretical and experimental fronts. The research is inherently multidisciplinary, spanning the fields of nanophotonics, atomic physics, quantum optics, and condensed matter physics.

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Additional Information:© 2018 American Physical Society. (published 1 August 2018) We thank our many colleagues who have contributed to the work described in this Colloquium, including Ignacio Cirac, Ana Asenjo-Garcia, Akihisa Goban, Alexey Gorshkov, Jonathan Hood, Mikhail Lukin, Marco Manzoni, Oskar Painter, Cindy Regal, Tao Shi, and Su-Peng Yu. A. G. T. acknowledges support from the Intra-European Marie-Curie Fellowship NanoQuIS (No. 625955) and the ERC grant QUENOCOBA, ERC-2016-ADG (Grant No. 742102). C. L. H. acknowledges support from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) Young Investigator Program (No. FA9550-17-1-0298) and the Office of Naval Research (ONR) (No. N00014-17-1-2289). D. E. C. and J. S. D. acknowledge support from Fundacio Privada Cellex, Spanish MINECO Severo Ochoa Program SEV-2015-0522, MINECO Plan Nacional Grant CANS and Explora Grant NANOTRAP, CERCA Programme/Generalitat de Catalunya, and ERC Starting Grant FOQAL. D. E. C. and H. J. K. acknowledge support from the AFOSR MURI Photonic Quantum Matter and the ONR MURI Quantum Opto-Mechanics with Atoms and Nanostructured Diamond (QOMAND). H. J. K. acknowledges funding from the ONR (No. N00014-16-1-2399), NSF Grant No. PHY-1205729, the Institute for Quantum Information and Matter (IQIM), and support as a Max Planck Distinguished Scholar that enabled his participation in this collaboration.
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Marie Curie Fellowship625955
European Research Council (ERC)742102 QUENOCOBA
Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR)FA9550-17-1-0298
Office of Naval Research (ONR)N00014-17-1-2289
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Ministerio de Economía, Industria y Competitividad (MINECO)SEV-2015-0522
Generalitat de CatalunyaUNSPECIFIED
Office of Naval Research (ONR)N00014-16-1-2399
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