Photon blockade in an optical cavity with one trapped atom

K. M. Birnbaum, A. Boca, R. Miller, A. D. Boozer, T. E. Northup, H. J. Kimble

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Abstract

We have observed photon blockade, as evidenced by the photon statistics for light transmitted by an optical cavity containing one trapped atom. The measurements also reveal the energy distribution for atomic motion in the trap.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2006
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)1557528136, 9781557528131
StatePublished - 2006
Externally publishedYes
EventQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2006 - Long Beach, CA, United States
Duration: May 21 2006May 21 2006

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2006
CountryUnited States
CityLong Beach, CA
Period5/21/065/21/06

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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