# Spontaneous emission of matter waves from a tunable open quantum system

@article{Krinner2018SpontaneousEO, title={Spontaneous emission of matter waves from a tunable open quantum system}, author={L Krinner and Michael Stewart and Arturo Pazmi{\~n}o and Joonhyuk Kwon and D Schneble}, journal={Nature}, year={2018}, volume={559}, pages={589-592} }

The decay of an excited atom undergoing spontaneous photon emission into the fluctuating quantum-electrodynamic vacuum is an emblematic example of the dynamics of an open quantum system. Recent experiments have demonstrated that the gapped photon dispersion in periodic structures, which prevents photons in certain frequency ranges from propagating, can give rise to unusual spontaneous-decay behaviour, including the formation of dissipative bound states1–3. So far, these effects have been…

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