One-Dimensional Lattice Model of Superradiance

  • V. Benza
  • E. Montaldi
  • M. Ciftan
Conference paper


A one-dimensional lattice version of the interaction of matter with the radiation field is given.The relevance of the model for Superradiance is shown by exhibiting the spontaneous build-up of macroscopic polarization in a purely quantum mechanical framework.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. Benza
  • E. Montaldi
    • 1
  • M. Ciftan
    • 2
  1. 1.Istituto di FisicaUniversità di MilanoItaly
  2. 2.Physics DepartmentDuke UniversityDurhamUSA

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