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Kerr cat states from the four-photon Jaynes-Cummings model

Fu, Hongchen and Solomon, Allan (2002). Kerr cat states from the four-photon Jaynes-Cummings model. Journal of Modern Optics, 49(2) pp. 259–268.

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We investigate the dynamics of a four-photon Jaynes-Cummings model for large photon number. It is shown that at certain times the cavity field is in a pure state
which is a superposition of two Kerr states, analogous to the Schroedinger cat state (superposition of two coherent states) which occurs in the one- and two-photon cases.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 2002 Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISSN: 1362-3044
Keywords: Jaynes-Cummings model; coherent states; Kerr states; Schroedinger cat states
Academic Unit/Department: Science > Physical Sciences
Item ID: 8154
Depositing User: Allan Solomon
Date Deposited: 19 Jun 2007
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2016 16:33
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