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Quantum Physics Meets Music: A Guitar Recording Using Rydberg-Atoms and Electromagnetically Induced Transparency

Published

Author(s)

Christopher L. Holloway, Matthew T. Simons, Abdulaziz H. Haddab, Carl J. Williams

Abstract

We dominate how Rydberg atoms and the phenomena of electromagnetically induced transparency can be used to record a musical instrument in real time as it is played. We discuss how this ``entertaining'' example of an application of quantum physics is timely with the new United States legislation (i.e., H.R.6227 - National Quantum Initiative Act) signed in December 2018.
Citation
Applied Physics Letters

Keywords

Rydberg atoms, Electric field, AM FM modulation, communications

Citation

Holloway, C. , Simons, M. , Haddab, A. and Williams, C. (2019), Quantum Physics Meets Music: A Guitar Recording Using Rydberg-Atoms and Electromagnetically Induced Transparency, Applied Physics Letters, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=927527 (Accessed September 24, 2021)
Created June 18, 2019, Updated July 24, 2019