Phase transition for coupled atom-light states in the presence of optical collisions

  • I. Yu. Chestnov
  • A. P. AlodjantsEmail author
  • S. M. Arakelian
Proceedings of the 1st International Russian-Chinese Conference/Youth School-Workshop “Modern Laser Physics and Laser-Information Technologies for Science and Manufacture”


The problem of photon phase transition in a system of two-level atoms interacting with a quantized single-mode electromagnetic field in the presence of optical collisions is discussed. The photon field is shown to undergo a high-temperature second order phase transition into the coherent (superradiant) state at large negative values of atom-field detuning and under the condition of thermalization of coupled atom-light states.


Rabi Frequency Photon Field Rubidium Atom Polariton Branch Couple Atom 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • I. Yu. Chestnov
    • 1
  • A. P. Alodjants
    • 1
    Email author
  • S. M. Arakelian
    • 1
  1. 1.Vladimir State UniversityVladimirRussia

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