Special Issue "Cooperative Effects in Light Scattering by Atomic Clouds"
A special issue of Atoms (ISSN 2218-2004).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 November 2018)
The role of coherences between atomic dipoles has gained an ever-increasing importance with the advent of ultracold atoms and large trapped ion systems. These allow to generate and manipulate correlations and entanglement between the particles, with many consequences for both applications (e.g., quantum information) and for the study of fundamental properties of matter. Light is the most important and versatile tool to manipulate matter in a controlled way, allowing today to address and manipulate single atoms and ions and their respective coherences.
At the occasion of the Coscali workshop in Fernando de Noronha PE (Brazil) (http://www.ifsc.usp.br/~bachelard/coscali2018/), a Special Issue on “Cooperative Effects in Light Scattering by Atomic Clouds” will be published in Atoms. This issue, as the workshop, addresses the properties of these many-body systems at the frontier between the microscopic and macroscopic realms. The coupling between light and an ensemble of classical or quantum scatterers, and the induced classical and quantum correlations, will be discussed in these papers, with a special emphasis on cooperative scattering, Anderson localization of light, Dicke super and subradiance, random lasing and collective optical forces.Dr. Robin Kaiser
Dr. Romain Bachelard
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- Cooperative effects
- Dicke subradiance
- Anderson localization of light
- Optical forces
- Random lasing