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Photon creation in cavities with oscillating walls
Author(s): V. V. Dodonov
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Paper Abstract

The problem of photon creation from vacuum in a cavity with vibrating walls is investigated. Explicit analytical solutions are found in the parametric resonance case (when the frequency of vibrations equals twice the frequency of some electromagnetic mode), both for a one- dimensional model and for a three-dimensional case. A possibility of generating hundreds and even thousands of photons in a resonance mode (with a frequency belonging to the GHz band) of a cavity with Q-factor exceeding 1010 is predicted. A significant change of the photon statistics and the rate of photons generation due to the interaction with a detector (modeled by an oscillator and a two-level atom) is demonstrated.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 May 1996
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 2799, Atomic and Quantum Optics: High-Precision Measurements, (6 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.239836
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V. V. Dodonov, P.N. Lebedev Physical Institute (Russia) and Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2799:
Atomic and Quantum Optics: High-Precision Measurements
Sergei N. Bagayev; Anatoly S. Chirkin, Editor(s)

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