Cavity QED with chip-based toroidal microresonators

Dayan, B., Aoki, T., Wilcut, E., Kelber, S., Bowen, W. P., Parkins, A. S., Petta, J. R., Kippenberg, T. J., Ostby, E., Vahala, K. J. and Kimble, H. J. (2007). Cavity QED with chip-based toroidal microresonators. In: Ronald E. Meyers, Yanhua Shih and Keith S. Deacon, Proceedings of SPIE: Quantum Communications and Quantum Imaging V. Quantum Communications and Quantum Imaging V, San Diego, United States, (H7100-1-H7100-3). 26-28 August 2007. doi:10.1117/12.734875

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Author Dayan, B.
Aoki, T.
Wilcut, E.
Kelber, S.
Bowen, W. P.
Parkins, A. S.
Petta, J. R.
Kippenberg, T. J.
Ostby, E.
Vahala, K. J.
Kimble, H. J.
Title of paper Cavity QED with chip-based toroidal microresonators
Conference name Quantum Communications and Quantum Imaging V
Conference location San Diego, United States
Conference dates 26-28 August 2007
Proceedings title Proceedings of SPIE: Quantum Communications and Quantum Imaging V   Check publisher's open access policy
Journal name Proceedings of SPIE - International Society for Optical Engineering   Check publisher's open access policy
Place of Publication Bellingham, WA, United States
Publisher S P I E - International Society for Optical Engineering
Publication Year 2007
Sub-type Fully published paper
DOI 10.1117/12.734875
Open Access Status File (Publisher version)
ISBN 978-0-8194-6858-1
ISSN 0277-786X
1996-756X
Editor Ronald E. Meyers
Yanhua Shih
Keith S. Deacon
Volume 6710
Start page H7100-1
End page H7100-3
Total pages 3
Language eng
Abstract/Summary We report the demonstration of strong coupling between single Cesium atoms and a high-Q chip-based microresonator. Our toroidal microresonators are compact, Si chip-based whispering gallery mode resonators that confine light to small volumes with extremely low losses, and are manufactured in large numbers by standard lithographic techniques. Combined with the capability to couple efficiently light to and from these microresonators by a tapered optical fiber, toroidal microresonators offer a promising avenue towards scalable quantum networks. Experimentally, laser cooled Cs atoms are dropped onto a toroidal microresonator while a probe beam is critically coupled to the cavity mode. When an atom interacts with the cavity, it modifies the resonance spectrum of the cavity, leading to rejection of some of the probe light from the cavity, and thus to an increase in the output power. By observing such transit events while systematically detuning the cavity from the atomic resonance, we determine the maximal accessible single-photon Rabi frequency of Ω0/2π ≈ (100 ± 24) MHz. This value puts our system in the regime of strong coupling, being significantly larger than the dissipation rates in our system.
Subjects 240402 Quantum Optics and Lasers
240499 Optical Physics not elsewhere classified
Q-Index Code E1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Non-UQ
Additional Notes Article number H7100 Copyright 2007 Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers. One print or electronic copy may be made for personal use only. Systematic reproduction and distribution, duplication of any material in this paper for a fee or for commercial purposes, or modification of the content of the paper are prohibited.

 
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