25 January 2012 Raman-Nath approximation for two bunch atom interferometry
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Proceedings Volume 8414, Photonics and Micro- and Nano-structured Materials 2011; 84140H (2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.923223
Event: Photonics and Micro- and Nano- structured Materials 2011, 2011, Yerevan, Armenia
Kapitza-Dirac scattering of a two-level atom is studied in Raman - Nath approximation without any restriction on the value of resonance detuning. The subject of interest, atom scattering amplitude, is obtained in form of a definite integral and is generalised in case of quantum superposition of initial momentums. It is shown that the discrete Gaussian form of the latter yields promising diffraction spectrum for the atom interferometry.
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Lilit A Hovhannisyan, Atom Zh. Muradyan, "Raman-Nath approximation for two bunch atom interferometry", Proc. SPIE 8414, Photonics and Micro- and Nano-structured Materials 2011, 84140H (25 January 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.923223; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.923223


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