International Journal of Theoretical Physics

, Volume 46, Issue 12, pp 3242–3246 | Cite as

Quantum Correlations Between a Pair of Photons in a Δ-Type Atom



The quantum correlation between a pair of photons, emitted by a Δ- type atom, is calculated. The correlation show anti-bunching property, and the second correlation function is dependent on classical field Ω. So we can control the magnitude of the joint detection probability by adjusting the driving field. In addition, Δ-type atom can also work as storage and retrieving apparatus.


Correlation Function Quantum Correlation Rabi Oscillation Quantum Memory Quantum Interference Effect 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Physics and OptoelectronicsDalian University of TechnologyDalianChina

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