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

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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 publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2006 Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2006
DOIs
StatePublished - 2006
Externally publishedYes
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2006 Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2006 - Long Beach, CA, United States
Duration: May 21 2006May 26 2006

Publication series

NameConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2006 Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2006

Other

OtherConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2006 Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2006
CountryUnited States
CityLong Beach, CA
Period5/21/065/26/06

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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