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Intensity-field and intensity-intensity correlations for a two-level atom in an optical parametric oscillator
Author(s): C. Elliot Strimbu; Perry R Rice
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Paper Abstract

We consider intensity-field correlation functions for a two-level atom in a degenerate optical parametric oscillator (OPO). Analytic results are obtained in the limit of weak driving fields using quantum trajectory methods. We find large violations of inequalities satisfied by classical fields. We compare our results to those of an ordinary OPO. We also calculate the second-order intensity correlation function for transmitted and fluorescent light, as well as for cross correlations. Here we report large violations of inequalities for the intensity cross-correlation functions in the weak field limit.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 May 2003
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 5111, Fluctuations and Noise in Photonics and Quantum Optics, (16 May 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.488878
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C. Elliot Strimbu, Miami Univ. (United States)
Perry R Rice, Miami Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5111:
Fluctuations and Noise in Photonics and Quantum Optics
Derek Abbott; Jeffrey H. Shapiro; Yoshihisa Yamamoto, Editor(s)

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