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Generation of chaotic light from a disordered cloud of static atoms

Grant number: 21/05795-8
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): August 01, 2021
Effective date (End): July 31, 2022
Field of knowledge:Physical Sciences and Mathematics - Physics - Atomic and Molecular Physics
Principal researcher:Romain Pierre Marcel Bachelard
Grantee:Thomaz Pontes de Carvalho Pinto Rodrigues
Home Institution: Centro de Ciências Exatas e de Tecnologia (CCET). Universidade Federal de São Carlos (UFSCAR). São Carlos , SP, Brazil
Associated research grant:18/15554-5 - Transport and localization of light in two and three dimensions, AP.JP2

Abstract

This project at showing how ultracold atomic clouds may turn coherent light into a chaotic one, even in absence of motion and of interactions: The resonance fluorescence, which reflects the broadening of the emission when the atoms are saturated, leads to a 'randomization' of the phase of the emitted wave. As a witness of the chaotization of the emitted wave, the Siegert relation, which relates field-field and intensity-intensity correlations, will be monitored. In the last phase of the project, the student will study the role of the interactions. (AU)

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