4 May 2012 Tight binding approximation for a two-level atom Kapitza-Dirac diffraction
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Abstract
We extend the study of Kapitza-Dirac diffraction in Raman-Nath regime removing the limitations put on resonance detuning. Discussing the case of extended Raman-Nath regime we develop an approximation for the case of strong standing waves which will correspond to the well known tight-binding approximation for periodic structures. Due to internal structure of the diffracting particles the system eigenvalues and eigenfunctions show important differences from the generally known cases.
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Lilit Hovhannisyan, Lilit Hovhannisyan, } "Tight binding approximation for a two-level atom Kapitza-Dirac diffraction", Proc. SPIE 8440, Quantum Optics II, 84400V (4 May 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.923193; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.923193
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