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See detailChaotic dynamics of a Bose-Einstein condensate coupled to a qubit
Martin, John ULg; Georgeot, B.; Shepelyansky, D. L.

in Physical Review. E : Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics (2009), 79

We study numerically the coupling between a qubit and a Bose-Einstein condensate (BEC) moving in a kicked optical lattice, using Gross-Pitaevskii equation. In the regime where the BEC size is smaller than ... [more ▼]

We study numerically the coupling between a qubit and a Bose-Einstein condensate (BEC) moving in a kicked optical lattice, using Gross-Pitaevskii equation. In the regime where the BEC size is smaller than the lattice period, the chaotic dynamics of the BEC is effectively controlled by the qubit state. The feedback effects of the nonlinear chaotic BEC dynamics preserve the coherence and purity of the qubit in the regime of strong BEC nonlinearity. This gives an example of an exponentially sensitive control over a macroscopic state by internal qubit states. At weak nonlinearity quantum chaos leads to rapid dynamical decoherence of the qubit. The realization of such coupled systems is within reach of current experimental techniques. [less ▲]

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See detailEntanglement and Localization of Wavefunctions
Giraud, Olivier; Georgeot, Bertrand; Martin, John ULg

in Complex Phenomena in Nanoscale Systems, NATO Science for Peace and Security Series B: Physics and Biophysics, Volume . ISBN 978-90-481-3118-1. Springer Netherlands, 2009, p. 51 (2009)

We review recent works that relate entanglement of random vectors to their localization properties. In particular, the linear entropy is related by a simple expression to the inverse participation ratio ... [more ▼]

We review recent works that relate entanglement of random vectors to their localization properties. In particular, the linear entropy is related by a simple expression to the inverse participation ratio, while next orders of the entropy of entanglement contain information about e.g. the multifractal exponents. Numerical simulations show that these results can account for the entanglement present in wavefunctions of physical systems. [less ▲]

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See detailInterference in the light emitted by a single tunneling atom
Martin, John ULg; Braun, Daniel

Poster (2008, July)

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See detailTime Reversal of Atomic Matter Waves
Martin, John ULg; Georgeot, Bertrand; Shepelyansky

Poster (2008, May)

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See detailSpontaneous emission from a tunneling atom
Braun, Daniel; Martin, John ULg

Conference (2008, March)

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See detailMultifractality and intermediate statistics in quantum maps
Martin, John ULg; Giraud, O.; Georgeot, B.

in Physical Review. E : Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics (2008), 77

We study multifractal properties of wave functions for a one-parameter family of quantum maps displaying the whole range of spectral statistics intermediate between integrable and chaotic statistics. We ... [more ▼]

We study multifractal properties of wave functions for a one-parameter family of quantum maps displaying the whole range of spectral statistics intermediate between integrable and chaotic statistics. We perform extensive numerical computations and provide analytical arguments showing that the generalized fractal dimensions are directly related to the parameter of the underlying classical map, and thus to other properties such as spectral statistics. Our results could be relevant for Anderson and quantum Hall transitions, where wave functions also show multifractality. [less ▲]

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See detailSpontaneous emission from a two-level atom tunneling in a double-well potential
Braun, Daniel; Martin, John ULg

in Physical Review. A (2008), 77

We study a two-level atom in a double-well potential coupled to a continuum of electromagnetic modes (black-body radiation in three dimensions at zero absolute temperature). Internal and external degrees ... [more ▼]

We study a two-level atom in a double-well potential coupled to a continuum of electromagnetic modes (black-body radiation in three dimensions at zero absolute temperature). Internal and external degrees of freedom of the atom couple due to recoil during emission of a photon. We provide a full analysis of the problem in the long wavelengths limit up to the border of the Lamb-Dicke regime, including a study of the internal dynamics of the atom (spontaneous emission), the tunneling motion, and the electric field of the emitted photon. The tunneling process itself may or may not decohere depending on the wavelength corresponding to the internal transition compared to the distance between the two wells of the external potential, as well as on the spontaneous emission rate compared to the tunneling frequency. Interference fringes appear in the emitted light from a tunneling atom, or an atom in a stationary coherent superposition of its center-of-mass motion, if the wavelength is comparable to the well separation, but only if the external state of the atom is post selected. [less ▲]

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See detailCooling by Time Reversal of Atomic Matter Waves
Martin, John ULg; Georgeot, B.; Shepelyansky, D. L.

in Physical Review Letters (2008), 100

We propose an experimental scheme which allows us to realized approximate time reversal of matter waves for ultracold atoms in the regime of quantum chaos. We show that a significant fraction of the atoms ... [more ▼]

We propose an experimental scheme which allows us to realized approximate time reversal of matter waves for ultracold atoms in the regime of quantum chaos. We show that a significant fraction of the atoms return back to their original state, being at the same time cooled down by several orders of magnitude. We give a theoretical description of this effect supported by extensive numerical simulations. The proposed scheme can be implemented with existing experimental setups. [less ▲]

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See detailDetuning effects in the vertical cold-atom micromaser
Martin, John ULg; Bastin, Thierry ULg

in European Physical Journal D -- Atoms, Molecules, Clusters & Optical Physics (2008), 48

The quantum theory of the cold atom micromaser including the effects of gravity is established in the general case where the cavity mode and the atomic transition frequencies are detuned.We show that ... [more ▼]

The quantum theory of the cold atom micromaser including the effects of gravity is established in the general case where the cavity mode and the atomic transition frequencies are detuned.We show that atoms which classically would not reach the interaction region are able to emit a photon inside the cavity. The system turns out to be extremely sensitive to the detuning and in particular to its sign. A method to solve the equations of motion for non resonant atom-field interaction and arbitrary cavity modes is presented. [less ▲]

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See detailCoherent control of atomic tunnelling
Martin, John ULg; Braun, Daniel

in Journal of Physics B Atomic Molecular Physics (2008), 41

We study the tunnelling of a two-level atom in a double well potential while the atom is coupled to a single electromagnetic field mode of a cavity. The coupling between internal and external degrees of ... [more ▼]

We study the tunnelling of a two-level atom in a double well potential while the atom is coupled to a single electromagnetic field mode of a cavity. The coupling between internal and external degrees of freedom, due to the mechanical effect on the atom from photon emission into the cavity mode, can dramatically change the tunnelling behaviour. We predict that in general the tunnelling process becomes quasiperiodic. In a certain regime of parameters a collapse and revival of the tunnelling occurs. Accessing the internal degrees of freedom of the atom with a laser allows us to coherently manipulate the atom position, and in particular to prepare the atom in one of the two wells. [less ▲]

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See detailTime Reversal of Bose-Einstein Condensates
Martin, John ULg; Georgeot, B.; Shepelyansky, D. L.

in Physical Review Letters (2008), 101

Using Gross-Pitaevskii equation, we study the time reversibility of Bose-Einstein condensates (BEC) in kicked optical lattices, showing that in the regime of quantum chaos, the dynamics can be inverted ... [more ▼]

Using Gross-Pitaevskii equation, we study the time reversibility of Bose-Einstein condensates (BEC) in kicked optical lattices, showing that in the regime of quantum chaos, the dynamics can be inverted from explosion to collapse. The accuracy of time reversal decreases with the increase of atom interactions in BEC, until it is completely lost. Surprisingly, quantum chaos helps to restore time reversibility. These predictions can be tested with existing experimental setups. [less ▲]

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See detailEntanglement of localized states
Martin, John ULg; Giraud, Olivier; Georgeot, Bertrand

Poster (2007, October)

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See detailEntanglement of localized states
Martin, John ULg; Giraud, Olivier; Georgeot, Bertrand

Conference (2007, June)

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See detailQuantum Imaging with Incoherent Photons
Thiel, C.; Bastin, Thierry ULg; Martin, John ULg et al

in Physical Review Letters (2007), 99

We propose a technique to obtain subwavelength resolution in quantum imaging with potentially 100% contrast using incoherent light. Our method requires neither path-entangled number states nor multiphoton ... [more ▼]

We propose a technique to obtain subwavelength resolution in quantum imaging with potentially 100% contrast using incoherent light. Our method requires neither path-entangled number states nor multiphoton absorption. The scheme makes use of N photons spontaneously emitted by N atoms and registered by N detectors. It is shown that for coincident detection at particular detector positions a resolution of lambda/N can be achieved. [less ▲]

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See detailCold three-level atom micromaser in the far-detuning regime
Martin, John ULg; Bastin, Thierry ULg

in Physical Review. A (2007), 75

We analyze the quantum theory of the two-mode micromaser pumped by cold three-level atoms with a Lambda-configuration under the two-photon resonance condition. We focus more specifically on the large ... [more ▼]

We analyze the quantum theory of the two-mode micromaser pumped by cold three-level atoms with a Lambda-configuration under the two-photon resonance condition. We focus more specifically on the large detuning limit where the detuning between the two cavity mode frequencies and the two atomic transition frequencies is large in comparison with the atom-cavity coupling constants. We show that this regime can mimic a virtual two-level atom micromaser without spontaneous emission where the cavity acts for the atoms as a potential barrier or a potential well (depending on the sign of the detuning) and a zero potential but no more both as a potential barrier and a potential well as it is the case for the usual cold two-level atom micromaser [M. O. Scully, G. M. Meyer, and H. Walther, Phys. Rev. Lett. 76, 4144 (1996)]. This introduces interesting options for engineering the interaction between the cold atoms and the cavity. The elimination of the spontaneous emission solves a major issue of the conventional cold two-level atom micromaser as the transit time of cold atoms inside and in the vicinity of the cavity is usually much larger than the atomic level lifetimes. It is also shown that the cold atom regime is very sensitive to the sign of the detuning (in contrast to the hot atom regime) and that, according to this sign, the cavity may speed up or slow down the incident three-level atoms after their interaction with the field. [less ▲]

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See detailEntanglement of localized states
Giraud, O.; Martin, John ULg; Georgeot, B.

in Physical Review. A (2007), 76

We derive exact expressions for the mean value of Meyer-Wallach entanglement Q for localized random vectors drawn from various ensembles corresponding to different physical situations. For vectors ... [more ▼]

We derive exact expressions for the mean value of Meyer-Wallach entanglement Q for localized random vectors drawn from various ensembles corresponding to different physical situations. For vectors localized on a randomly chosen subset of the basis, <Q> tends for large system sizes to a constant which depends on the participation ratio, whereas for vectors localized on adjacent basis states it goes to zero as a constant over the number of qubits. Applications to many-body systems and Anderson localization are discussed. [less ▲]

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See detailQuantum imaging with incoherent photons
Thiel, C.; Solano, E.; Bastin, Thierry ULg et al

Conference (2007)

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See detailLe micromaser à atomes froids
Martin, John ULg; Bastin, Thierry ULg

Scientific conference (2006, January)

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