Ring Rydberg composites

  title={Ring Rydberg composites},
  author={Matthew T. Eiles and Andrew L Hunter and Jan Michael Rost},
  journal={Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics},
  • M. EilesA. HunterJ. Rost
  • Published 10 September 2019
  • Physics
  • Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics
The properties and behavior of a Ring Rydberg Composite are explicated. This system consists of a ring of ground state atoms centered on a Rydberg atom, whose electron elastically scatters off the ground state atoms. We transform the electronic Hamiltonian into a discrete tight-binding representation in which the on-site energies and long-range hopping between sites are controlled and mediated by the Rydberg electron. From this new representation, which to a large extent enables an analytic… 

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