Title: Quantum Journal Club: Photonic Realization of the Quantum Rabi Model
Speaker: Ding-shun Lv Tsinghua University
Time: 2015-05-08 15:00-2015-05-08 16:00
Venue: MMW S327


We realize a photonic analog simulator of the quantum Rabi model, based on light transport in femtosecond-laser-written waveguide superlattices, which provides an experimentally accessible test bed to explore the physics of light-matter interaction in the deep strong coupling regime. Our optical setting enables us to visualize dynamical regimes not yet accessible in cavity or circuit quantum electrodynamics, such as the bouncing of photon number wave packets in parity chains of Hilbert space.

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