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Raman-Nath approximation for atom diffraction in the laser field of counterpropagating waves: instantaneous turn-on of interaction
Author(s): Lilit A. Hovhannisyan; A. Zh. Muradyan
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Paper Abstract

The problem of Kapitza-Dirac diffraction is solved in the Raman-Nath approximation without limitations on resonance detuning. A formula for the scattering amplitude in a definite integral form is obtained. It shows that in the case of initial superposition state of discrete Gaussian form the scattering spectrum has a new regularity, more usable for atomic optics.

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Date Published: 12 April 2011
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 7998, International Conference on Laser Physics 2010, 799810 (12 April 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.891381
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Lilit A. Hovhannisyan, Yerevan State Univ. (Armenia)
A. Zh. Muradyan, Yerevan State Univ. (Armenia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7998:
International Conference on Laser Physics 2010

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