2 July 1998 Quantum optics of a single atom
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Proceedings Volume 3405, ROMOPTO '97: Fifth Conference on Optics; (1998); doi: 10.1117/12.312773
Event: ROMOPTO '97: Fifth Conference on Optics, 1997, Bucharest, Romania
Abstract
In this paper recent experiments performed in our laboratory are reviewed dealing with the investigation of quantum phenomena in the radiation interaction of single atoms. The first part describes experiments in single mode cavities using the one-atom maser or micromaser and in the second part experiments with ion traps are summarized. The latter experiments concentrate on the investigation of resonance fluorescence. In addition new experimental proposals using ultracold atoms in cavities and traps are discussed. In those future experiments the interplay between atomic waves and light waves is important and leads to new phenomena in radiation-atom interaction.
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Herbert Walther, "Quantum optics of a single atom", Proc. SPIE 3405, ROMOPTO '97: Fifth Conference on Optics, (2 July 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.312773; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.312773
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Photons

Luminescence

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Heterodyning

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