Applied Physics B

, Volume 111, Issue 2, pp 195–202 | Cite as

Opto-mechanical estimation of micro-trap with cold atoms via nonlinear stimulated Raman scattering spectrum

  • Lin ZhangEmail author


High-gain resonant nonlinear Raman spectrum on trapped cold atoms within a high-finesse optical cavity is simply explained under a nonlinear opto-mechanical mechanism, and a proposal using it to detect frequency of micro-trap is presented. The enhancement of this scattering spectrum is due to a coherent Raman conversion between two different cavity modes mediated by collective vibrations of atoms with nonlinear opto-mechanical couplings. The physical conditions of this technique are roughly estimated on Rubidium atoms, and a simple quantum analysis as well as a multi-body semiclassical simulation on this nonlinear Raman spectrum is conducted.


Cavity Mode Stimulate Raman Scattering Cold Atom Atomic Vibration Pump Mode 
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The author is grateful to Aravind Chiruvelli for valuable discussions and good suggestions. This work is supported by the Shaanxi Natural Science Foundation SJ08A12 of China.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Physics and Information TechnologyShaanxi Normal UniversityXi’anChina

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