Scientific Results

Quantum simulation with two-electron atoms

Year: 2018

Authors: Catani J.

Autors Affiliation: CNR-INO, Istituto Nazionale di Ottica del CNR, Sezione di Sesto Fiorentino, Sesto Fiorentino (FI), I-50019, Italy; LENS European Laboratory for Nonlinear Spectroscopy, Sesto Fiorentino (FI), I-50019, Italy

Abstract: This chapter focuses on quantum simulators realized through two-electron atoms, with particular attention to quantum simulators based on Yb. Details of some relevant physical models which can be efficiently simulated through these atomic systems are given, focusing in particular on two recent experiments: quantum simulation of multi-spin Luttinger liquids, and realization of Hall-like chiral systems, where edge states are detected, along with their associated chiral currents.

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KeyWords: Atoms; Quantum chemistry; Simulators, Atomic system; Chiral currents; Chiral systems; Luttinger liquids; Physical model; Quantum simulations; Quantum simulators; Two-electron atoms, Quantum theory
DOI: 10.3254/978-1-61499-856-3-21