Physics of Wave Phenomena

, Volume 26, Issue 1, pp 47–55 | Cite as

Atom Localization Using a Rydberg State

  • H. R. Hamedi
  • M. Sahrai
  • H. Khoshsima
Light-Induced Effects in Media With 2D and 3D Atom Localization


A theoretical study is presented for two-dimensional (2D) and three-dimensional (3D) atom localization in a four-level atomic system involving a Rydberg state. The scheme is based on a mixture of two well-known V- and ladder-type systems illuminated by a weak probe field as well as control and switching laser beams of larger intensity, which could be standing waves. As a result of space-dependent atom− light interaction and due to the effect of Rydberg electromagnetically induced transparency or Rydberg electromagnetically induced absorption, various 2D and 3D localization structures appear. Specifically, the detecting probability and precision of 2D and 3D atom localization can be remarkably enhanced through suitable adjusting the controlling parameters of the system. The proposed scheme may provide a promising approach to achieve high precision and perfect resolution 2D and 3D atom localization.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Theoretical Physics and AstronomyVilnius UniversityVilniusLithuania
  2. 2.Research Institute for Applied Physics and AstronomyUniversity of TabrizTabrizIran

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