Cavity cooling of a trapped atom using electromagnetically induced transparency

Marc Bienert, Giovanna Morigi

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    Abstract

    A cooling scheme for trapped atoms is proposed, which combines cavity-enhanced scattering and electromagnetically induced transparency. The cooling dynamics exploits a three-photon resonance, which combines laser and cavity excitations. It is shown that relatively fast ground-state cooling can be achieved in the Lamb-Dicke regime and for large cooperativity. Efficient ground-state cooling is found for parameters of ongoing experiments. © IOP Publishing Ltd and Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft.
    Original languageEnglish
    Article number023002
    JournalNew Journal of Physics
    Volume14
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2 Mar 2012

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