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Higher order correlations in ultracold quantum gases

Truscott, Andrew; Dall, Robert; Hodgman, Sean; Manning, Andrew; Wu, Ju-Kuei (Rugway); Johnsson, Mattias; Kheruntsyan, Karen V; Baldwin, Kenneth


One of the seminal advances in quantum optics was the understanding that a quantised description of ensembles of photons is best characterised by correlation functions. Correlations are also a fundamental property of matter waves, and the single wavefunction that describes a Bose-Einstein condensate (BEC) is in principle characterised by long range coherence to all orders (i.e. a universal correlation value of unity). Here we measure the higher order correlation properties of ultra-cold matter...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Conference paper
Source: 2011 Int. Quantum Electron. Conf., IQEC 2011 and Conf. Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO Pacific Rim 2011 Incorporating the Australasian Conf. Optics, Lasers and Spectroscopy and the Australian Conf.
DOI: 10.1109/IQEC-CLEO.2011.6193640


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