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We are a group working in theoretical quantum optics as part of the MPIK theory division. We invite you to have a look at these pages to learn more about us and our research.

News

  • (Aug 2011) Another preprint: "Formation of supermodes in atom-microcavity chains"
  • (Aug 2011) Two new preprints: "Non-diffracting Optical Beams in a Three-level Raman System" and "Microcavities coupled to multilevel atoms"
  • (July 2011) The paper "Streaking at high energies with electrons and positrons" was accepted in Phys. Lett. B
  • (July 2011) The paper "Sub-wavelength position measurements with running wave driving fields" was accepted in Phys. Rev. A
  • (July 2011) The paper "Pathway interference in a loop array of three coupled microresonators" was published in Phys. Rev. A
  • (Apr 2011) The papers "Sub-wavelength optical lattices induced by position-dependent dark states" and "Controllable optical switch using a Bose-Einstein condensate in an optical cavity" got accepted in Phys. Rev. A.
  • (Feb 2011) The paper "Coherent control of the cooperative branching ratio for nuclear x-ray pumping" got accepted in Phys. Rev. B; new preprint "Pathway interference in a loop array of three coupled microresonators".
  • (Nov 2010) Papers accepted:
    "Coherent control of nuclear forward scattering" accepted in J. Mod. Opt.,
    "A Maxwell-Schrödinger solver for quantum optical few-level systems" in Comp. Phys. Comm. and
    "Collectivity-assisted ground state cooling of a nanomechanical resonator" in Phys. Rev. B.
  • (Nov 2010) New preprints
    "Controllable optical switch using a Bose-Einstein condensate in an optical cavity",
    "A photon diode made from linear optical materials" and
    "Coherent control of the cooperative branching ratio for nuclear x-ray pumping".
  • (Oct-Nov 2010) Manzoor Ikram visits the group from COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad , Pakistan.
  • (Oct 2010) New PhD student Martin Gärttner
  • (Oct 2010) New Diploma student Dominic Wörner
  • (Aug 2010) New preprint "Streaking at high energies with electrons and positrons", see arXiv:1008.0355 [physics.ins-det].
  • (Jul 2010) Paper "Quantum teleportation of four-dimensional qudits" accepted in Physical Review A.
  • (Jun 2010) Paper "Local field induced phase modulation of a weak pulse using electromagnetically induced transparency in a dense medium" accepted in Physical Review A.
  • (Jun 2010) Paper "Interplay of vacuum-mediated inter- and intra-atomic couplings in a pair of atoms" published in Phys. Rev. A.
  • (Jun 2010) Paper "Dressed-atom multiphoton analysis of anomalous electromagnetically induced absorption" published in Phys. Rev. Lett..
  • (Mar 2010) Dulger Prize of the Heidelberg Academy of Sciences and Humanities for J. Evers.
  • (Feb 2010) Figure of paper "Loading atom lasers by collectivity-enhanced optical pumping" featured in Phys. Rev. A Kaleidoscope images; Figure of paper "Measurement of distance and orientation of two atoms in arbitrary geometry" featured on front cover of J. Phys. B. See media coverage.
  • (Jan 2010) Papers
    "Measurement of distance and orientation of two atoms in arbitrary geometry" (J. Phys. B),
    "Loading atom lasers by collectivity-enhanced optical pumping" (Phys. Rev. A) and
    "Squeezing in strong light scattered by a regular structure of atoms" (Opt. Comm.)
    published, paper "Dressed-atom multiphoton analysis of anomalous electromagnetically induced absorption" submitted.
  • (Dec 2009) A bunch of new preprints:
    "Loading atom lasers by collectivity-enhanced optical pumping" (arXiv:0911.0800 [quant-ph]),
    "Quantum entanglement in dense multiqubit systems" (arXiv:0911.1223 [quant-ph]),
    "Interplay of vacuum-mediated inter- and intraatomic couplings in a pair of atoms" (arXiv:0912.1300 [quant-ph]),
    "Collectivity-assisted ground state cooling of a nanomechanical resonator" (arXiv:0912.1990 [quant-ph]).
  • (Dec 2009) Manuscript "Phase-controlled pulse propagation in media with cross coupling of electric and magnetic probe field component" published in Physical Review A.
  • (Nov 2009) APS Outstanding Referee award for J. Evers.
  • (Nov 2009) Manuscript "Ground state cooling of a nanomechanical resonator in the non-resolved regime via quantum interference" published in Physical Review Letters.
  • (Oct 2009) Robert Fleischhaker successfully completed his PhD.
  • (Oct 2009) Manuscript "Yoctosecond photon pulses from quark-gluon plasmas" published in Physical Review Letters, see Phys. Rev. Lett.. The paper was selected as PRL Editor's selection and received some media coverage.
  • (Jun 2009) Manuscript "KeV single-photon entanglement via coherent control of nuclear forward scattering" published in Physical Review Letters, see Phys. Rev. Lett.. The paper was also selected for Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology and Virtual Journal of Quantum Information.
  • (Jan 2009) Article "Robust creation of entangled states of two coupled flux qubits via dynamic control of the transition frequencies" published in Phys. Rev. B, and selected for Virtual Journal of Applications of Superconductivity, Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology and Virtual Journal of Quantum Information.
  • (Nov 2008) Article "Four-wave mixing enhanced white-light cavity" published as Rapid Communication in Phys. Rev. A
  • (Feb 2008) Article "Resonant interferometric lithography beyond the diffraction limit" published in Phys. Rev. Lett., media coverage in Physical Review Focus, Nature Research Highlights, and Materials Research Society Bulletin
  • (Nov 2007) Article "Isomer triggering via nuclear excitation by electron capture" published in Phys. Rev. Lett., selected as PRL Editor's suggestion

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