Fermionized photons in an array of driven dissipative nonlinear cavities
Authors: Carusotto I., Gerace D., Tureci H., De Liberato S., Ciuti C., Imamoglu A.
Autors Affiliation: BEC-CNR-INFM and Dipartimento di Fisica, Universita` di Trento, I-38050 Povo, Italy;
Institute for Quantum Electronics, ETH Zurich, 8093 Zurich, Switzerland;
CNISM and Dipartimento di Fisica ‘‘A. Volta,’’ Universita` di Pavia, 27100 Pavia, Italy;
Laboratoire Mate´riaux et Phe´nome`nes Quantiques, Universite´ Paris Diderot-Paris 7 and CNRS, UMR 7162, 75205 Paris Cedex 13, France;
Laboratoire Pierre Aigrain, E´ cole Normale Supe´rieure, 24 rue Lhomond, 75005 Paris, France
Abstract: We theoretically investigate the optical response of a one-dimensional array of strongly nonlinear optical microcavities. When the optical nonlinearity is much larger than both losses and intercavity tunnel coupling, the nonequilibrium steady state of the system is reminiscent of a strongly correlated Tonks-Girardeau gas of impenetrable bosons. Signatures of strong correlations are identified in the transmission spectrum of the system, as well as in the intensity correlations of the transmitted light. Possible experimental implementations in state-of-the-art solid-state devices are discussed.
Journal/Review: PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS
Volume: 103 (3) Pages from: 033601 to: 033601
KeyWords: fermionization; Tonks-Girardeau gas; photons; correlations; DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.103.033601Citations: 209data from “WEB OF SCIENCE” (of Thomson Reuters) are update at: 2022-12-04References taken from IsiWeb of Knowledge: (subscribers only)Connecting to view paper tab on IsiWeb: Click hereConnecting to view citations from IsiWeb: Click here