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Many-body superradiance and dynamical symmetry breaking in waveguide QED

  title={Many-body superradiance and dynamical symmetry breaking in waveguide QED},
  author={Silvia Cardenas-Lopez and Stuart J Masson and Zoe Zager and Ana Asenjo-Garcia},
The many-body decay of extended collections of two-level systems remains an open problem. Here, we investigate whether an array of qubits coupled to a one-dimensional bath undergoes Dicke superradiance, a process whereby a completely inverted system synchronizes as it decays, generating correlations between qubits via dissipation. This leads to the release of all the energy in the form of a rapid photon burst. We derive the minimal conditions for the burst to happen as a function of the number… 

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