Single photon generation "on demand" from a single trapped atom strongly coupled to an optical cavity

J. McKeever, A. Boca, A. D. Boozer, R. Miller, H. J. Kimble

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Abstract

Optically trapped atoms in the strong coupling regime of cavity QED have been used to generate single photons deterministically. Referenced to the total cavity output, the generation efficiency for polarized photons is 16%.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)649-650
Number of pages2
JournalOSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series
Volume97
StatePublished - 2004
Externally publishedYes
EventInternational Quantum Electronics Conference, IQEC - San Francisco, CA, United States
Duration: May 21 2004May 26 2004

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Engineering(all)

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