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Observation of two-beam collective scattering phenomena in a Bose-Einstein condensate

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dc.contributor.author Dimitrova, Ivana Ljubomirova
dc.contributor.author Lunden, William David
dc.contributor.author Amato-Grill, Jesse
dc.contributor.author Jepsen, Niklas
dc.contributor.author Yu, Yichao
dc.contributor.author Messer, Michael
dc.contributor.author Rigaldo, Thomas
dc.contributor.author Puentes, Graciana
dc.contributor.author Weld, David M
dc.contributor.author Ketterle, Wolfgang
dc.date.accessioned 2017-12-05T18:46:01Z
dc.date.available 2017-12-05T18:46:01Z
dc.date.issued 2017-11
dc.date.submitted 2017-09
dc.identifier.issn 2469-9926
dc.identifier.issn 2469-9934
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/112403
dc.description.abstract Different regimes of collective light scattering are observed when an elongated Bose-Einstein condensate is pumped by two noninterfering beams counterpropagating along its long axis. In the limit of small Rayleigh scattering rates, the presence of a second pump beam suppresses superradiance, whereas at large Rayleigh scattering rates it lowers the effective threshold power for collective light scattering. In the latter regime, the quench dynamics of the two-beam system are oscillatory, compared to monotonic in the single-beam case. In addition, the dependence on power, detuning, and atom number is explored. The observed features of the two-beam system qualitatively agree with the recent theoretical prediction of a supersolid crystalline phase of light and matter at large Rayleigh scattering rates. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship National Science Foundation (U.S.) (Award 1506369) en_US
dc.description.sponsorship United States. Army Research Office (Grant W911NF-14-1-0003) en_US
dc.description.sponsorship United States. Air Force Office of Scientific Research (Grant FA9550-14-1-0035) en_US
dc.description.sponsorship United States. Office of Naval Research (Grant N00014-16-1-3141) en_US
dc.description.sponsorship National Science Foundation (U.S.) (Award DGE 1144152) en_US
dc.publisher American Physical Society en_US
dc.relation.isversionof http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevA.96.051603 en_US
dc.rights Article is made available in accordance with the publisher's policy and may be subject to US copyright law. Please refer to the publisher's site for terms of use. en_US
dc.source American Physical Society en_US
dc.title Observation of two-beam collective scattering phenomena in a Bose-Einstein condensate en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.identifier.citation Dimitrova, Ivana et al. "Observation of two-beam collective scattering phenomena in a Bose-Einstein condensate." Physical Review A 96, 5 (November 2017): 051603(R) © 2017 American Physical Society en_US
dc.contributor.department Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Research Laboratory of Electronics en_US
dc.contributor.department Harvard-MIT Center for Ultracold Atoms en_US
dc.contributor.department Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Physics en_US
dc.contributor.mitauthor Dimitrova, Ivana Ljubomirova
dc.contributor.mitauthor Lunden, William David
dc.contributor.mitauthor Amato-Grill, Jesse
dc.contributor.mitauthor Jepsen, Niklas
dc.contributor.mitauthor Yu, Yichao
dc.contributor.mitauthor Messer, Michael
dc.contributor.mitauthor Rigaldo, Thomas
dc.contributor.mitauthor Puentes, Graciana
dc.contributor.mitauthor Weld, David M
dc.contributor.mitauthor Ketterle, Wolfgang
dc.relation.journal Physical Review A en_US
dc.identifier.mitlicense PUBLISHER_POLICY en_US
dc.eprint.version Final published version en_US
dc.type.uri http://purl.org/eprint/type/JournalArticle en_US
eprint.status http://purl.org/eprint/status/PeerReviewed en_US
dc.date.updated 2017-11-22T17:59:59Z
dc.language.rfc3066 en
dc.rights.holder American Physical Society
dspace.orderedauthors Dimitrova, Ivana; Lunden, William; Amato-Grill, Jesse; Jepsen, Niklas; Yu, Yichao; Messer, Michael; Rigaldo, Thomas; Puentes, Graciana; Weld, David; Ketterle, Wolfgang en_US
dspace.embargo.terms N en_US
dc.identifier.orcid https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9303-057X
dc.identifier.orcid https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2755-7565
dc.identifier.orcid https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9528-3044


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