Generating controllable atom-light entanglement with a Raman atom laser system.


Journal Article

We introduce a scheme for creating continuous variable entanglement between an atomic beam and an optical field, by using squeezed light to outcouple atoms from a Bose-Einstein condensate via a Raman transition. We model the full multimode dynamics of the atom laser beam and the squeezed optical field and show that, with appropriate two-photon detuning and two-photon Rabi frequency, the transmitted light is entangled in amplitude and phase with the outcoupled atom laser beam. The degree of entanglement is controllable via changes in the two-photon Rabi frequency of the outcoupling process.

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Cited Authors

  • Haine, SA; Olsen, MK; Hope, JJ

Published Date

  • April 5, 2006

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 96 / 13

Start / End Page

  • 133601 -

PubMed ID

  • 16711985

Pubmed Central ID

  • 16711985

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1079-7114

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0031-9007

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1103/physrevlett.96.133601


  • eng