Single-particle localization in dynamical potentials

  title={Single-particle localization in dynamical potentials},
  author={J{\'a}nos Major and Giovanna Morigi and Jakub J. Zakrzewski},
  journal={Physical Review A},
Single particle localization of an ultra-cold atom is studied in one dimension when the atom is confined by an optical lattice and by the incommensurate potential of a high-finesse optical cavity. In the strong coupling regime the atom is a dynamical refractive medium, the cavity resonance depends on the atomic position within the standing-wave mode and nonlinearly determines the depth and form of the incommensurate potential. We show that the particular form of the quasi-random cavity… Expand

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