Atomic beam deflection in a quantum field

P. Meystre, E. Schumacher, S. Stenholm

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We study atomic beam deflection in a quantum standing wave field and show that the deflection is a sensitive function of the field photon statistics.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)443-447
Number of pages5
JournalOptics Communications
Issue number6
StatePublished - Nov 15 1989

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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