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Superradiant scattering of light from a Bose-Einstein condensate of rarefied atomic gases at the small detuning of resonance
Author(s): N. I. Shamrov; D. E. Maisky; A. V. Valgaev
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Paper Abstract

Based on the earlier model, the superradiant Rayleigh scattering of the high-intensity short light pulses by the Bose- Einstein condensate of rubidium vapor is studied. It is demonstrated that only six states with a certain momentum are filled when the resonance detuning is about the Rabi frequency. The first two states describe the atomic motion along the condensate due to absorption, whereas the remaining four states describe the atomic motions at angles of 450 and 1350 to the condensate axis owing to the reemission of the photon. The condensate pulsations between the state with zero momentum and the last four states are revealed. The corresponding shape of the coherent Rayleigh pulse is found for various resonance detunings.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 April 2008
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 7024, International Workshop on Quantum Optics 2007, 70240R (17 April 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.801743
Show Author Affiliations
N. I. Shamrov, Mordovian State Univ. (Russia)
D. E. Maisky, Mordovian State Univ. (Russia)
A. V. Valgaev, Mordovian State Univ. (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7024:
International Workshop on Quantum Optics 2007

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