Coherent control of optical information with matter wave dynamics

@article{Ginsberg2007CoherentCO,
  title={Coherent control of optical information with matter wave dynamics},
  author={Naomi S. Ginsberg and Sean Roark Garner and Lene Vestergaard Hau},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2007},
  volume={445},
  pages={623-626}
}
In recent years, significant progress has been achieved in manipulating matter with light, and light with matter. Resonant laser fields interacting with cold, dense atom clouds provide a particularly rich system. Such light fields interact strongly with the internal electrons of the atoms, and couple directly to external atomic motion through recoil momenta imparted when photons are absorbed and emitted. Ultraslow light propagation in Bose–Einstein condensates represents an extreme example of… Expand
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