Stimulated Raman adiabatic passage from an atomic to a molecular Bose-Einstein condensate

Drummond, P. D., Kheruntsyan, K. V., Heinzen, D. J. and Wyanar, R. H. (2002) Stimulated Raman adiabatic passage from an atomic to a molecular Bose-Einstein condensate. Physical Review A, 65 6: 063619-1-063619-14. doi:10.1103/PhysRevA.65.063619

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Author Drummond, P. D.
Kheruntsyan, K. V.
Heinzen, D. J.
Wyanar, R. H.
Title Stimulated Raman adiabatic passage from an atomic to a molecular Bose-Einstein condensate
Journal name Physical Review A   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1050-2947
1094-1622
Publication date 2002-06-01
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1103/PhysRevA.65.063619
Open Access Status File (Publisher version)
Volume 65
Issue 6
Start page 063619-1
End page 063619-14
Total pages 14
Place of publication College Park, MD, United States
Publisher American Physical Society
Collection year 2002
Language eng
Abstract The process of stimulated Raman adiabatic passage (STIRAP) provides a possible route for the generation of a coherent molecular Bose-Einstein condensate (BEC) from an atomic BEC. We analyze this process in a three-dimensional mean-field theory, including atom-atom interactions and nonresonant intermediate levels. We find that the process is feasible, but at larger Rabi frequencies than anticipated from a crude single-mode lossless analysis, due to two-photon dephasing caused by the atomic interactions. We then identify optimal strategies in STIRAP allowing one to maintain high conversion efficiencies with smaller Rabi frequencies and under experimentally less demanding conditions.
Keyword Quantum optics
Atom optics
Physics
Atomic
Molecular & Chemical
Q-Index Code C1

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Sub-type: Article (original research)
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