The European Physical Journal Special Topics

, Volume 217, Issue 1, pp 207–214 | Cite as

Coherent control of quantum transport: Modulation-enhanced phase detection and band spectroscopy

  • Marco G. Tarallo
  • Nicola Poli
  • F. -Y. Wang
  • Guglielmo M. Tino
Regular Article

Abstract

Amplitude modulation of a tilted optical lattice can be used to steer the quantum transport of matter wave packets in a very flexible way. This allows the experimental study of the phase sensitivity in a multimode interferometer based on delocalization-enhanced Bloch oscillations and to probe the band structure modified by a constant force.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marco G. Tarallo
    • 1
  • Nicola Poli
    • 1
  • F. -Y. Wang
    • 1
  • Guglielmo M. Tino
    • 1
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Fisica e Astronomia and LENSUniversità di Firenze, Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, Sezione di FirenzeSesto FiorentinoItaly

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