Dissipative quantum light field engineering

  title={Dissipative quantum light field engineering},
  author={M. Kiffner and Uwe Dorner and Dieter Jaksch},
  journal={Physical Review A},
We put forward a dissipative preparation scheme for strongly correlated photon states. Our approach is based on a two-photon loss mechanism that is realized via a single four-level atom inside a bimodal optical cavity. Each elementary two-photon emission event removes one photon out of each of the two modes. The dark states of this loss mechanism are given by NOON states and arbitrary superpositions thereof. We find that the steady state of the two cavity modes exhibits entanglement and, for… Expand

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