Nonlinear Behavior and Trapped Dynamics in the Micromaser
We study the semiclassical limit of the quantum dynamics of a micromaser which provides a return map of the intracavity electromagnetic field. We consider atoms injected inside the microwave cavity in a coherent superposition. We found bifurcations, chaos, and transitions between bifurcation sequences in a broad range of the parameter space. In particular, we study the map as a function of the coherence parameter which allows the field to reach chaotic behavior in a lossless cavity. In addition, we propose an experimental setup to detect some nonlinear features of the field by simulating a measurement process of the atomic level populations when the atoms leave the cavity.
KeywordsInternal Field Semiclassical Limit Coherence Parameter Atomic Coherence Unstable Fixed Point
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