Propagation studies for the construction of atomic macro-coherence in dense media as a tool to investigate neutrino physics

  • J. Martín Vaquero
  • J. Cuevas-Maraver
  • A. Peralta Conde
Regular Article


In this manuscript we review the possibility of inducing large coherence in a macroscopic dense target by using adiabatic techniques. For this purpose we investigate the degradation of the laser pulse through propagation, which was also related to the size of the prepared medium. Our results show that, although adiabatic techniques offer the best alternative in terms of stability against experimental parameters, for very dense media it is necessary to engineer laser-matter interaction in order to minimize laser field degradation. This work has been triggered by the proposal of a new technique, namely Radiative Emission of Neutrino Pairs (RENP), capable of investigating neutrino physics through quantum optics concepts which require the preparation of a macrocoherent state.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de SalamancaSalamancaSpain
  2. 2.Grupo de Física No Lineal, Departamento de Física Aplicada I, Universidad de SevillaSevillaSpain
  3. 3.Instituto de Matemáticas de la Universidad de Sevilla (IMUS)SevillaSpain
  4. 4.Centro de Láseres Pulsados, CLPU, Parque Científico, 37185 VillamayorSalamancaSpain

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