Second-quantized effective models for Raman diffraction with center-of-mass motion
RefereeSchleich, Wolfgang P.
FacultiesFakultät für Naturwissenschaften
InstitutionsInstitut für Quantenphysik
Two-photon Raman transitions are commonly used to facilitate π/2- and π-pulses in atom interferometry, and are the analogue of beam splitters and mirrors in optical interferometers. In practice, these transitions are driven by laser light which can be described semi-classically as quasi-coherent states. Thus quantization effects are averaged out due to the broad photon distribution in typical beams. However, technological progress moves towards the use of optical cavities due to their superior optical properties. Theoretical modeling of such configurations demands a second-quantized description of the light fields which we pursue based on the light-matter interaction of two second-quantized single-mode light fields and an effective two-level atom. In this thesis we derive and investigate a two-photon Rabi model with center-of-mass motion including intensity-dependent operator-valued couplings between the light field and the center-of-mass motion. We show, that under certain approximations we obtain an effective Jaynes-Cummings model with a center-of-mass dependent detuning.
Subject headings[GND]: Raman-Spektrum | Quantenphysik
[LCSH]: Raman spectroscopy | Center of mass | Quantum theory
[Free subject headings]: Raman transitions | Rabi oscillations | two-photon process | atom interferometry | Jaynes-Cummings model | center-of-mass motion | second-quantized light fields | adiabatic elimination | rotating-wave-approximation
[DDC subject group]: DDC 530 / Physics
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Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://dx.doi.org/10.18725/OPARU-42085
Momčilović, Nikolija (2022): Second-quantized effective models for Raman diffraction with center-of-mass motion. Open Access Repositorium der Universität Ulm und Technischen Hochschule Ulm. http://dx.doi.org/10.18725/OPARU-42085
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