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Metastable entangled states of atomic systems in macroscale: radiation dynamics and spectrum
Author(s): Alexandre A. Makarov; Vladilen S. Letokhov
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Paper Abstract

Dynamics of spontaneous decay and corresponding emission spectrum are exactly treated for a system of two identical two-level atoms in 1D. Just a one-dimensional case is considered in order to maximally extract an information on mutual influence of spatially remote atoms through the radiation field. As a result, an effect is revealed and considered in detail that there exist stable (metastable) entangled states at definite distances between the atoms. That state is supported by a (quasi)stationary field bounded between the atoms. Also, a correspondence is established between the lifetime and emission spectrum, and possibilities for observing the effect are discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 April 2004
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 5402, International Workshop on Quantum Optics 2003, (20 April 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.560998
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Alexandre A. Makarov, Institute of Spectroscopy (Russia)
Vladilen S. Letokhov, Institute of Spectroscopy (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5402:
International Workshop on Quantum Optics 2003

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