Nonequilibrium dynamics of coupled Qubit-cavity arrays

Felix Nissen, Sebastian Schmidt, Matteo Biondi, Gianni Blatter, Hakan E. Türeci, Jonathan Keeling

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We study the coherence and fluorescence properties of the coherently pumped and dissipative Jaynes-Cummings-Hubbard model describing polaritons in a coupled-cavity array. At weak hopping we find strong signatures of photon blockade similar to single-cavity systems. At strong hopping the state of the photons in the array depends on its size. While the photon blockade persists in a dimer consisting of two coupled cavities, a coherent state forms on an extended lattice, which can be described in terms of a semiclassical model.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number233603
JournalPhysical review letters
Issue number23
StatePublished - Jun 8 2012

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Physics and Astronomy


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