A multi-state interferometer on an atom chip
Authors: Petrovic J., Herrera I., Lombardi P., Schaefer F., Cataliotti F.S.
Autors Affiliation: European Laboratory for Nonlinear Spectroscopy (LENS), Via N. Carrara 1, 50019 Sesto F.no (FI), Italy; Vinca Institute of Nuclear Sciences, University of Belgrade, P. O. B. 522, 1100 Belgrade, Serbia; Dipartimento di Fisica e Astronomia, Universita di Firenze, via Sansone 1, 50019 Sesto F.no (FI), Italy
Abstract: We introduce a multi-state interferometer on an atom chip with an enhanced resolution and nearly perfect fringe visibility. We demonstrate its application as a sensor of the statedependent interaction of atoms with circularly polarized light.
KeyWords: Atom chips; Circularly polarized light; Enhanced resolutions; Fringe visibilities; ITS applications; Multi-state; State-dependent, Interferometers, AtomsDOI: 10.1364/CLEO_QELS.2013.QTh4C.7