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Relative Number Squeezing in Bose-Einstein Condensates



M Edwards, J A. Dunningham, Karen G. Burnett


We describe a procedure for creating pairs of condensates with appreciable relative number squeezing. We show that our procedure is relatively robust against the effects of loss and may therefore prove to be a practical way of generating such states. We use a quantum simulation for small numbers that enables us to validate a semiclassical model. This is used to predict the scaling for large numbers.
Physical Review A (Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics)


Bose-Einstein condensate, number squeezing, quantum optics, ultra-cold gases


Edwards, M. , Dunningham, J. and Burnett, K. (2008), Relative Number Squeezing in Bose-Einstein Condensates, Physical Review A (Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics) (Accessed July 23, 2024)


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Created October 16, 2008