Thermal emission in the ultrastrong-coupling regime

@article{Ridolfo2012ThermalEI,
  title={Thermal emission in the ultrastrong-coupling regime},
  author={Alessandro Ridolfo and Martin Leib and Salvatore Savasta and Michael J. Hartmann},
  journal={Physica Scripta},
  year={2012},
  volume={T153}
}
We have studied the thermal emission of a cavity quantum electrodynamic system in the ultrastrong-coupling regime, where the atom–cavity coupling rate becomes comparable with the cavity resonance frequency. In this regime, the standard descriptions of photodetection and dissipation fail. By following an approach that was recently put forward by Ridolfo et al (2012 Phys. Rev. Lett. 109 193602), we were able to calculate the emission of systems with arbitrary strength of light–matter interaction… 

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