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Raman-Nath approximation for two bunch atom interferometry
Author(s): Lilit A Hovhannisyan; Atom Zh. Muradyan
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Paper Abstract

Kapitza-Dirac scattering of a two-level atom is studied in Raman - Nath approximation without any restriction on the value of resonance detuning. The subject of interest, atom scattering amplitude, is obtained in form of a definite integral and is generalised in case of quantum superposition of initial momentums. It is shown that the discrete Gaussian form of the latter yields promising diffraction spectrum for the atom interferometry.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 January 2012
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 8414, Photonics and Micro- and Nano-structured Materials 2011, 84140H (26 January 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.923223
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Lilit A Hovhannisyan, Yerevan State Univ. (Armenia)
Atom Zh. Muradyan, Yerevan State Univ. (Armenia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8414:
Photonics and Micro- and Nano-structured Materials 2011

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