Coherent Control of Dressed Matter Waves
Authors: Zenesini A., Lignier H., Ciampini D., Morsch O., Arimondo E.
Autors Affiliation: Dipartimento di Fisica “E. Fermi,” Università di Pisa, Largo Pontecorvo 3, 56127 Pisa, Italy; CNISM UdR Università di Pisa, Largo Pontecorvo 3, 56127 Pisa, Italy; CNR-INFM, Dipartimento di Fisica “E. Fermi,” Largo Pontecorvo 3, 56127 Pisa, Italy
Abstract: We demonstrate experimentally that matter waves can be coherently and adiabatically loaded and controlled in one-, two-, and three-dimensional strongly driven optical lattices. This coherent control is then used in order to reversibly induce the superfluid-Mott insulator phase transition by changing the strength of the driving. Our findings pave the way for studies of driven quantum systems and new methods for controlling matter waves.
Journal/Review: PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS
Volume: 102 (10) Pages from: 100403 to: 100403
More Information: Financial support by the EU-STREP \”OLAQUI\” and by a CNISM \”Progetto Innesco 2007\” is gratefully acknowledged. We thank J. Radogostowicz, C. Sias, and Y. Singh for assistance, and M. Holthaus and T. Esslinger for discussions and a careful reading of the manuscript.KeyWords: Bose-Einstein condensation; optical lattices; quantum tunneling; insulator transition; ultracold atomsDOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.102.100403Citations: 258data from “WEB OF SCIENCE” (of Thomson Reuters) are update at: 2023-12-03References taken from IsiWeb of Knowledge: (subscribers only)Connecting to view paper tab on IsiWeb: Click hereConnecting to view citations from IsiWeb: Click here