- Investigation of quantum-entanglement simulation in random-variable theories augmented by either classical communication or nonlocal effects

Author(s): Akbar FahmiBell's theorem states that quantum mechanics is not a locally causal theory. This state is often interpreted as nonlocality in quantum mechanics. Toner and Bacon [Phys. Rev. ... - Measuring non-Hermitian operators via weak values

Author(s): Arun Kumar Pati, Uttam Singh, and Urbasi SinhaIn quantum theory, a physical observable is represented by a Hermitian operator as it admits real eigenvalues. This stems from the fact that an ... - Evolutional entanglement production

Author(s): V. I. Yukalov and E. P. YukalovaEvolutional entanglement production is defined as the amount of entanglement produced by the evolution operator. This quantity is analyzed for systems whose ... - Antiproton stopping in H_{2} and H_{2} O

Author(s): J. J. Bailey, A. S. Kadyrov, I. B. Abdurakhmanov, D. V. Fursa, and I. BrayStopping powers of antiprotons in H_{2} and H_{2}O targets are calculated using a semiclassical time-dependent conv ... - Unified calculation of generalized oscillator strength of argon ranging from bound to continuum states

Author(s): Xiang Gao, Rui Jin, De-Ling Zeng, Xiao-Ying Han, Jun Yan, and Jia-Ming LiThe electron and photon scattering data of an atom are crucial for many scientific fields, including plasma physics, ... - Fast radiative cooling of anthracene: Dependence on internal energy

Author(s): S. Martin, M. Ji, J. Bernard, R. Brédy, B. Concina, A. R. Allouche, C. Joblin, C. Ortega, G. Montagne, A. Cassimi, Y. Ngono-Ravache, and L. ChenFast radiative cooling of anthracene cations ... - Nonadiabatic dynamics of superfluid spin-orbit-coupled degenerate Fermi gas

Author(s): Maxim Dzero, Ammar A. Kirmani, and Emil A. YuzbashyanWe study a problem of nonadiabatic superfluid dynamics of spin-orbit-coupled neutral fermions in two spatial dimensions. We focus on the ... - PT-symmetric currents of a Bose-Einstein condensate in a triple well

Author(s): Daniel Haag, Dennis Dast, Holger Cartarius, and Günter WunnerConditions for stationary currents in a PT-symmetric, non-Hermitian system are studied in the presence of degeneracy, where it i ... - Nonclassical light from an incoherently pumped quantum dot in a microcavity

Author(s): L. Teuber, P. Grünwald, and W. VogelSemiconductor microcavities with artificial single-photon emitters have become one of the backbones of semiconductor quantum optics. In many cases, howev ... - Tunneling time in attosecond experiments and the time-energy uncertainty relation

Author(s): Ossama KullieIn this work we present a theoretical model of the tunneling time and the tunneling process (in attosecond experiment for the He atom). Our model is supported with physical rea ... - Distributed quantum dense coding with two receivers in noisy environments

Author(s): Tamoghna Das, R. Prabhu, Aditi Sen(De), and Ujjwal SenWe investigate the effect of noisy channels in a classical information transfer through a multipartite state which acts as a substrate ... - Quantum union bounds for sequential projective measurements

Author(s): Jingliang GaoWe present two quantum union bounds for sequential projective measurements. These bounds estimate the disturbance accumulation and probability of outcomes when the measurements ... - Magnetic alteration of entanglement in two-electron quantum dots

Author(s): N. S. Simonović and R. G. NazmitdinovQuantum entanglement is analyzed thoroughly in the case of the ground and lowest states of two-electron axially symmetric quantum dots under a perpendic ... - Anticoherence of spin states with point-group symmetries

Author(s): D. Baguette, F. Damanet, O. Giraud, and J. MartinWe investigate multiqubit permutation-symmetric states with maximal entropy of entanglement. Such states can be viewed as particular spin st ... - Structural information about the Ar_{6} cluster from the frozen-Gaussian imaginary-time propagator

Author(s): Holger CartariusA numerically cheap way to obtain structural information about clusters of rare gas atoms at low temperatures is developed. The semiclassical frozen-Gaussian imaginary-time ... - Absence of a four-body Efimov effect in the 2+2 fermionic problem

Author(s): Shimpei Endo and Yvan CastinIn the free three-dimensional space, we consider a pair of identical ↑ fermions of some species or in some internal state and a pair of identical ↓ fermions of a ... - Tunable defect interactions and supersolidity in dipolar quantum gases on a lattice potential

Author(s): Wolfgang Lechner, Fabio Cinti, and Guido PupilloPoint defects in self-assembled crystals, such as vacancies and interstitials, attract each other and form stable clusters. This leads to a p ... - Impedance matching of inverted conductors: Two-dimensional beam splitters with divergent gain

Author(s): Matthew Mecklenburg and B. C. ReganA thin conducting sheet—graphene, for example—transmits, absorbs, and reflects radiation. A sheet that is very thin, even vanishingly so, can still produc ... - Rydberg blockade effects at n∼300 in strontium

Author(s): X. Zhang, F. B. Dunning, S. Yoshida, and J. BurgdörferRydberg blockade at n∼300, is examined using strontium n^{1}F_{3} Rydberg atoms excited in an atomic beam in a small volume defined by ... - Geometric characterization of true quantum decoherence

Author(s): Julius Kayser, Kimmo Luoma, and Walter T. StrunzSurprisingly often decoherence is due to classical fluctuations of ambient fields and may thus be described in terms of random unitary (RU) d ... - Direct characterization of quantum dynamics with noisy ancilla

Author(s): Eugene Dumitrescu and Travis S. HumbleWe present methods for the direct characterization of quantum dynamics in which both the principal and ancilla systems undergo noisy processes. Using a ... - Finite-field calculation of static polarizabilities and hyperpolarizabilities of In^{+} and Sr

Author(s): Yan-mei Yu, Bing-bing Suo, Hui-hui Feng, Heng Fan, and Wu-Ming LiuThe dipole polarizabilities, dipole hyperpolarizabilities, quadrupole moments, and quadrupole polarizabilities of the 5s^{2 ... - Relativistic configuration interaction plus linearized-coupled-cluster calculations of U^{2+} energies, g factors, transition rates, and lifetimes

Author(s): I. Savukov, U. I. Safronova, and M. S. SafronovaExcitation energies, term designations, g factors, transition rates, and lifetimes of U^{2+} are determined using a relativistic configuratio ... - Convergent close coupling versus the generalized Sturmian function approach: Wave-function analysis

Author(s): M. Ambrosio, D. M. Mitnik, G. Gasaneo, J. M. Randazzo, A. S. Kadyrov, D. V. Fursa, and I. BrayWe compare the physical information contained in the Temkin-Poet (TP) scattering wave function … - Kinetic-energy transfer in highly-charged-ion collisions with carbon

Author(s): R. E. Lake and N. R. AristaWe present an accurate theoretical model for the charge dependence of kinetic energy transferred in collisions between slow highly charged ions (HCIs) and the ato … - Control of photoelectron interference in asymmetric momentum distributions using two-color laser fields

Author(s): Xu Zheng, Ming-Ming Liu, Hui Xie, Peipei Ge, Min Li, and Yunquan LiuWe theoretically study the control of photoelectron interference of atoms ionized by a two-color laser field with paralle … - Phonon-to-spin mapping in a system of a trapped ion via optimal control

Author(s): Matthias M. Müller, Ulrich G. Poschinger, Tommaso Calarco, Simone Montangero, and Ferdinand Schmidt-KalerWe propose a protocol for measurement of the phonon number distribution of a harmoni … - Driving Rabi oscillations at the giant dipole resonance in xenon

Author(s): Stefan Pabst, Daochen Wang, and Robin SantraFree-electron lasers (FELs) produce short and very intense light pulses in the XUV and x-ray regimes. We investigate the possibility to drive Rab … - Bosons with long-range interactions on two-leg ladders in artificial magnetic fields

Author(s): Stefan S. NatuMotivated by experiments exploring the physics of neutral atoms in artificial magnetic fields, we study the ground state of bosons interacting with long-range dipolar interact … - Soft-x-ray Cherenkov radiation generated by a charged particle moving near a finite-size screen

Author(s): M. Shevelev, A. Konkov, and A. AryshevThis paper demonstrates the application of a polarization current approach to estimate the yield of soft x-ray Cherenkov radiation when a charged parti … - Surface-plasmon-polariton–assisted dissipative backaction cooling and amplification

Author(s): Iman Hassani nia and Hooman MohseniWe evaluate a method, based on the near-field properties of surface-plasmon polaritons, to significantly enhance the dissipative optomechanical backaction … - Total transmission of inhomogeneous electromagnetic waves at planar interfaces

Author(s): Fabrizio Frezza and Nicola TedeschiWe present the total transmission effect of inhomogeneous electromagnetic waves between dissipative media. The total transmission of a p-polarized plane w … - Polarization modulation instability in a Manakov fiber system

Author(s): B. Frisquet, B. Kibler, J. Fatome, P. Morin, F. Baronio, M. Conforti, G. Millot, and S. WabnitzThe Manakov model is the simplest multicomponent model of nonlinear wave theory: It describes … - Excitable solitons in a semiconductor laser with a saturable absorber

Author(s): Margherita Turconi, Franco Prati, Stéphane Barland, and Giovanna TissoniSelf-pulsing cavity solitons may exist in a semiconductor laser with an intracavity saturable absorber. They show loc … - Comment on “Guided electromagnetic waves propagating in a plane dielectric waveguide with nonlinear permittivity”

Author(s): Hans Werner Schürmann and Valery SerovSome remarks and numerics on TE waves guided in nonlinear media are presented. Connections with resent publications are discussed.[Phys. Rev. A 92, 057 ... - Reply to “Comment on ‘Guided electromagnetic waves propagating in a plane dielectric waveguide with nonlinear permittivity’ ”

Author(s): Yury G. Smirnov and Dmitry V. ValovikThe preceding Comment contains statements that we feel are inaccurate and that lead one to think that the problem we study in Phys. Rev. A 91, 013840 (2 ... - Thermal friction on quantum vortices in a Bose-Einstein condensate

Author(s): Geol Moon, Woo Jin Kwon, Hyunjik Lee, and Yong-il ShinWe investigate the dissipative dynamics of a corotating vortex pair in a highly oblate axisymmetric Bose-Einstein condensate trapped in … - Validity of one-dimensional QED for a system with spatial symmetry

Author(s): Q. Z. Lv, N. D. Christensen, Q. Su, and R. GrobeWe examine the accuracy of an intrinsically one-dimensional (1D) quantum electrodynamics to predict accurately the forces and charges of a th … - Thermofield-based chain-mapping approach for open quantum systems

Author(s): Inés de Vega and Mari-Carmen BañulsWe consider a thermofield approach to analyze the evolution of an open quantum system coupled to an environment at finite temperature. In this approach, t … - Quantum superposition of the order of parties as a communication resource

Author(s): Adrien Feix, Mateus Araújo, and Časlav BruknerIn a variant of communication complexity tasks, two or more separated parties cooperate to compute a function of their local data, using a limi … - Steady-state entanglement enhanced by a dissipative ancilla

Author(s): Joachim Fischbach and Matthias FreybergerWe investigate how to enhance entanglement in the steady state of interacting two-level systems. The steady state is reached by spontaneous decay of … - Conservation relation of nonclassicality and entanglement for Gaussian states in a beam splitter

Author(s): Wenchao Ge, Mehmet Emre Tasgin, and M. Suhail ZubairyWe study the relation between single-mode nonclassicality and two-mode entanglement in a beam splitter. We show that single-mode nonclas … - Measurements of the ground-state polarizabilities of Cs, Rb, and K using atom interferometry

Author(s): Maxwell D. Gregoire, Ivan Hromada, William F. Holmgren, Raisa Trubko, and Alexander D. CroninWe measured the ground-state static electric-dipole polarizabilities of Cs, Rb, and K atoms usin … - Reduced-density-matrix-functional theory at finite temperature: Theoretical foundations

Author(s): Tim Baldsiefen, Attila Cangi, and E. K. U. GrossWe present an ab initio approach for grand-canonical ensembles in thermal equilibrium (eq) with local or nonlocal external potentials based o … - Compton scattering of two x-ray photons by an atom

Author(s): Alexey N. Hopersky, Alexey M. Nadolinsky, and Sergey A. NovikovThe process of inelastic nonresonant two x-ray free-electron laser (XFEL) photon Compton scattering by a free atom is theoreti … - Multielectron dynamics in the tunneling ionization of correlated quantum systems

Author(s): Maximilian Hollstein and Daniela PfannkucheThe importance of multielectron dynamics during the tunneling ionization of a correlated quantum system is investigated. By comparison of the solu … - Enhancing quantum coherence with short-range correlated disorder

Author(s): P. Capuzzi, M. Gattobigio, and P. VignoloWe introduce a two-dimensional short-range correlated disorder that is the natural generalization of the well-known one-dimensional dual random dime … - Dynamically controllable anisotropic metamaterials with simultaneous attenuation and amplification

Author(s): Tom G. Mackay and Akhlesh LakhtakiaAnisotropic homogeneous metamaterials that are neither wholly dissipative nor wholly active at a specific frequency are permitted by classical electromagn … - Theory of Maxwell's fish eye with mutually interacting sources and drains

Author(s): Ulf Leonhardt and Sahar SahebdivanMaxwell's fish eye is predicted to image with a resolution not limited by the wavelength of light. However, interactions between sources and drains ma … - Effects of self- and cross-phase modulation on photon purity for four-wave-mixing photon pair sources

Author(s): Bryn Bell, Alex McMillan, Will McCutcheon, and John RarityWe consider the effect of self-phase modulation and cross-phase modulation on the joint spectral amplitude of photon pairs generate … - Elliptic solitons in optical fiber media

Author(s): Défi Jr. Fandio Jubgang, Alain M. Dikandé, and A. Sunda-MeyaWe examine the evolution of a time-varying perturbation signal pumped into a monomode fiber in the anomalous dispersion regime. W … - Contrast in multipath interference and quantum coherence

Author(s): Kai von Prillwitz, Łukasz Rudnicki, and Florian MintertWe develop a rigorous connection between statistical properties of an interference pattern and the coherence properties of the underly … - Reduced gap between observed and certified randomness for semi-device-independent protocols

Author(s): Yu-Kun Wang, Su-Juan Qin, Xia Wu, Fei Gao, and Qiao-Yan WenQuantum systems can be used to certify the existence of true randomness in nature, and semi-device-independent (SDI) randomness ex … - Compressed sensing for Hamiltonian reconstruction

Author(s): Kenneth Rudinger and Robert JoyntIn engineered quantum systems, the Hamiltonian is often not completely known and needs to be determined experimentally with accuracy and efficiency. We show … - Searching for quantum speedup in quasistatic quantum annealers

Author(s): Mohammad H. AminWe argue that a quantum annealer at very long annealing times is likely to experience a quasistatic evolution, returning a final population that is close to a Boltzmann dist … - Nearly deterministic Bell measurement with multiphoton entanglement for efficient quantum-information processing

Author(s): Seung-Woo Lee, Kimin Park, Timothy C. Ralph, and Hyunseok JeongWe present a detailed analysis of the Bell measurement scheme proposed in Lee et al. [Phys. Rev. Lett. 114, 113603 (2015)] bas … - Superstatistical velocity distributions of cold trapped ions in molecular-dynamics simulations

Author(s): I. Rouse and S. WillitschWe present a realistic molecular-dynamics treatment of laser-cooled ions in radio-frequency ion traps which avoids previously made simplifications such as modeling … - Large-momentum-transfer Bragg interferometer with strontium atoms

Author(s): T. Mazzoni, X. Zhang, R. Del Aguila, L. Salvi, N. Poli, and G. M. TinoWe report on an atom interferometer based on Bragg diffraction in a fountain of alkaline-earth-metal atoms, namely ^{88 … - Spectroscopic probes of isolated nonequilibrium quantum matter: Quantum quenches, Floquet states, and distribution functions

Author(s): Yunxiang Liao and Matthew S. FosterWe investigate radio-frequency (rf) spectroscopy, metal-to-superconductor tunneling, and angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy (ARPES) as probes of is … - Multidimensional discrete compactons in nonlinear Schrödinger lattices with strong nonlinearity management

Author(s): J. D'Ambroise, M. Salerno, P. G. Kevrekidis, and F. Kh. AbdullaevThe existence of multidimensional lattice compactons in the discrete nonlinear Schrödinger equation in the presence of … - Polychromatic phase diagram for n-level atoms interacting with ℓ modes of an electromagnetic field

Author(s): S. Cordero, E. Nahmad-Achar, R. López-Peña, and O. CastañosA system of N_{a} atoms of n levels interacting dipolarly with ℓ modes of an electromagnetic field is considered. The energy surfa … - Classes of two-photon states defined by linear interactions and destructive two-photon quantum interference in a single mode

Author(s): A. P. LundWe describe a two-photon quantum interference effect which differs from the Hong-Ou-Mandel effect in that the destructive quantum inference occurs on a component of the state wher … - Temperature sensitivity of the cavity scale factor enhancement for a Gaussian absorption resonance

Author(s): Krishna Myneni, David D. Smith, Hongrok Chang, and H. A. LuckayWe derive analytic expressions for the on-resonant cavity scale factor enhancement dependence on temperature, S_{0}(T), for an … - Many-body physics of Rydberg dark-state polaritons in the strongly interacting regime

Author(s): Matthias Moos, Michael Höning, Razmik Unanyan, and Michael FleischhauerCoupling light to Rydberg states of atoms under conditions of electromagnetically induced transparency (EIT) leads to … - Protocol for detection of nonsecular conversion through coherent nanooptical spectroscopy

Author(s): Markus Krecik, Sven M. Hein, Mario Schoth, and Marten RichterThe theoretical description of dynamics in open quantum systems becomes very demanding upon inclusion of non-Markovian effects. … - Generality of the concatenated five-qubit code

Author(s): Long Huang, Bo You, Xiaohua Wu, and Tao ZhouIn this work, a quantum error correction (QEC) procedure with the concatenated five-qubit code is used to construct a near-perfect effective qubi … - Angle-differential observation of plasmon electrons in the double-differential cross-section spectra of fast-ion-induced electron ejection from C_{60}

Author(s): A. H. Kelkar, L. Gulyás, and Lokesh C. TribediWe report on the measurement of double-differential distribution of soft electron emission from C_{60} fullerene, induced by a fast-moving Coul … - Collective oscillations of a trapped quantum gas in low dimensions

Author(s): Giulia De Rosi and Sandro StringariWe present a comprehensive study of the discretized modes of an atomic gas in different conditions of confinement. Starting from the equations of hydrodyn … - Phase diagram of the three-dimensional Anderson model for short-range speckle potentials

Author(s): M. Pasek, Z. Zhao, D. Delande, and G. OrsoA discrepancy between existing theories and essentially exact numerical results on the asymmetry of the mobility edge for Anderson localization is … - Dual-path source engineering in integrated quantum optics

Author(s): Regina Kruse, Linda Sansoni, Sebastian Brauner, Raimund Ricken, Craig S. Hamilton, Igor Jex, and Christine SilberhornQuantum optics in combination with integrated optical devices shows grea … - Breakdown of atomic hyperfine coupling in a deep optical-dipole trap

Author(s): Andreas Neuzner, Matthias Körber, Stephan Dürr, Gerhard Rempe, and Stephan RitterA breakdown of the hyperfine coupling in a deep optical-dipole trap is observed for single 87Rb atoms, an ef … - Spikes in quantum trajectories

Author(s): Antoine Tilloy, Michel Bauer, and Denis BernardA quantum system subjected to a strong continuous monitoring undergoes quantum jumps. This very-well-known fact hides a neglected subtlety: sh … - Improved thermometry of low-temperature quantum systems by a ring-structure probe

Author(s): Li-Sha Guo, Bao-Ming Xu, Jian Zou, and Bin ShaoThe thermometry precision of a sample is a question of both fundamental and technological importance. In this paper, we consider a ring-struct … - Implementing BosonSampling with time-bin encoding: Analysis of loss, mode mismatch, and time jitter

Author(s): Keith R. Motes, Jonathan P. Dowling, Alexei Gilchrist, and Peter P. RohdeIt was recently shown by Motes, Gilchrist, Dowling, and Rohde [Phys. Rev. Lett. 113, 120501 (2014)] that a time-bin … - Nonlinear dressed states at the miscibility-immiscibility threshold

Author(s): E. Nicklas, W. Muessel, H. Strobel, P. G. Kevrekidis, and M. K. OberthalerThe dynamical evolution of spatial patterns in a complex system can reveal the underlying structure and stability o … - Effects of gapless bosonic fluctuations on Majorana fermions in an atomic wire coupled to a molecular reservoir

Author(s): Ying Hu and Mikhail A. BaranovWe discuss the effects of quantum and thermal fluctuations on the Majorana edge states in a topological atomic wire coupled to a superfluid molecular gas with … - Superfluid phases of fermions with hybridized s and p orbitals

Author(s): Shaoyu Yin, J. E. Baarsma, M. O. J. Heikkinen, J.-P. Martikainen, and P. TörmäWe explore the superfluid phases of a two-component Fermi mixture with hybridized orbitals in optical lattices. … - Localized plateau beam resulting from strong nonlocal coupling in a cavity filled by metamaterials and liquid-crystal cells

Author(s): M. Tlidi, C. Fernandez-Oto, M. G. Clerc, D. Escaff, and P. KockaertWe investigate the formation of a localized plateau beam in the transverse section of a nonlinear optical ring cavity fill … - Impact of slow-light enhancement on optical propagation in active semiconductor photonic-crystal waveguides

Author(s): Yaohui Chen, Jakob Rosenkrantz de Lasson, Niels Gregersen, and Jesper MørkWe derive and validate a set of coupled Bloch wave equations for analyzing the reflection and transmission properti … - Narrow dip inside a natural linewidth absorption profile in a system of two atoms

Author(s): A. A. MakarovAbsorption spectrum of a system of two closely spaced identical atoms displays, at certain preparation, a dip that can be much narrower than the natural linewidth. This prepara … - Failure of hydrogenation in protecting polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons from fragmentation

Author(s): M. Gatchell, M. H. Stockett, N. de Ruette, T. Chen, L. Giacomozzi, R. F. Nascimento, M. Wolf, E. K. Anderson, R. Delaunay, V. Vizcaino, P. Rousseau, L. Adoui, B. A. Huber, H. T. Schmidt, H. … - Restrictions on initial system-environment correlations based on the dynamics of an open quantum system

Author(s): Eric Chitambar, Ali Abu-Nada, Russell Ceballos, and Mark ByrdThe dynamics of an open quantum system is often modeled by introducing a bath initially in a product state with the system, lett … - Device-independent quantum key distribution with generalized two-mode Schrödinger cat states

Author(s): Curtis J. Broadbent, Kevin Marshall, Christian Weedbrook, and John C. HowellWe show how weak nonlinearities can be used in a device-independent quantum key distribution (QKD) protocol using … - Propensity for distinguishing two free electrons with equal energies in electron-impact ionization of helium

Author(s): Xueguang Ren, Arne Senftleben, Thomas Pflüger, Klaus Bartschat, Oleg Zatsarinny, Jamal Berakdar, James Colgan, Michael S. Pindzola, Igor Bray, Dmitry V. Fursa, and Alexander DornWe report a … - Feshbach modulation spectroscopy of the Fermi-Hubbard model

Author(s): Andreas Dirks, Karlis Mikelsons, H. R. Krishnamurthy, and J. K. FreericksIn the vicinity of a Feshbach resonance, a system of ultracold atoms in an optical lattice undergoes rich physical t … - Raman-pulse-duration effect in gravity gradiometers composed of two atom interferometers

Author(s): Cheng-Gang Shao, De-Kai Mao, Min-Kang Zhou, Yu-Jie Tan, Le-Le Chen, Jun Luo, and Zhong-Kun HuWe investigated the Raman-pulse-duration effect in a gravity gradiometer with two atom interfero … - Time-resolved dynamics of odd and even harmonic emission from oriented asymmetric molecules

Author(s): Bing Zhang, Shujuan Yu, Yanjun Chen, Xiangqian Jiang, and Xiudong SunWe study the time-resolved dynamics of high-order harmonic generation (HHG) from oriented asymmetric molecules in intens … - Multiphoton-scattering theory and generalized master equations

Author(s): Tao Shi, Darrick E. Chang, and J. Ignacio CiracThe analysis of photon scattering is a major challenge in the multiphoton regime. A framework based on a path-integral formalism provides a ro … - Homodyne detection with on-off detector systems

Author(s): T. Lipfert, J. Sperling, and W. VogelPhase-sensitive properties of light play a crucial role in a variety of quantum optical phenomena, which have been mostly discussed in the framework of … - Fields and propagation characteristics in vacuum of an ultrashort tightly focused radially polarized laser pulse

Author(s): Yousef I. SalaminAnalytic expressions for the electric and magnetic fields of a radially polarized ultrashort and tightly focused laser pulse, propagating in vacuum, are derived from scalar … - Proposal for enhanced photon blockade in parity-time-symmetric coupled microcavities

Author(s): Jiahua Li (李家华), Rong Yu (余荣), and Ying Wu (吴颖)Recent demonstrations of parity-time- (PT-) symmetric structure have exhibited the great potential of this system for tailoring the light-matt … - Role of control constraints in quantum optimal control

Author(s): Dmitry V. Zhdanov and Tamar SeidemanThe problems of optimizing the value of an arbitrary observable of a two-level system at both a fixed time and the shortest possible time is theoreticall … - Practical security analysis of two-way quantum-key-distribution protocols based on nonorthogonal states

Author(s): C. Ivan Henao and Roberto M. SerraWithin the broad research scenario of quantum secure communication, two-way quantum key distribution (TWQKD) is a relatively new proposal for sharing secre … - Modeling sympathetic cooling of molecules by ultracold atoms

Author(s): Jongseok Lim, Matthew D. Frye, Jeremy M. Hutson, and M. R. TarbuttWe model sympathetic cooling of ground-state CaF molecules by ultracold Li and Rb atoms. The molecules are moving in a micr … - Demixing effects in mixtures of two bosonic species

Author(s): F. Lingua, M. Guglielmino, V. Penna, and B. Capogrosso SansoneMotivated by recent experiments on two-component systems, we investigate the ground-state phase diagram of a mixture of two bos … - High-temperature expansion for interacting fermions

Author(s): Mingyuan Sun and Xavier LeyronasWe present a general method for the high-temperature expansion of the self-energy of interacting particles. Although the method is valid for fermions and bos … - Hidden momentum in a hydrogen atom and the Lorentz-force law

Author(s): J. S. Oliveira Filho and Pablo L. SaldanhaBy using perturbation theory, we show that a hydrogen atom with magnetic moment due to the orbital angular momentum of the electron has so-called h … - Realization of adiabatic Aharonov-Bohm scattering with neutrons

Author(s): Erik Sjöqvist, Martin Almquist, Ken Mattsson, Zeynep Nilhan Gürkan, and Björn HessmoThe adiabatic Aharonov-Bohm (AB) effect is a manifestation of the Berry phase acquired when some slow var …