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Collectively enhanced chiral photon emission from an atomic array near a nanofiber (2020)
Journal Article
Jones, R., Buonaiuto, G., Lang, B., Lesanovsky, I., & Olmos, B. (in press). Collectively enhanced chiral photon emission from an atomic array near a nanofiber. Physical Review Letters,

Emitter ensembles interact collectively with the radiation field. In the case of a one-dimensional array of atoms near a nanofiber, this collective light-matter interaction does not only lead to an increased photon coupling to the guided modes within... Read More about Collectively enhanced chiral photon emission from an atomic array near a nanofiber.

Dynamical creation and detection of entangled many-body states in a chiral atom chain (2019)
Journal Article
Buonaiuto, G., Jones, R., Olmos Sanchez, B., & Lesanovsky, I. (2019). Dynamical creation and detection of entangled many-body states in a chiral atom chain. New Journal of Physics, 21(11), https://doi.org/10.1088/1367-2630/ab4f50

Open quantum systems with chiral interactions can be realized by coupling atoms to guided radiation modes in photonic waveguides or optical fibres. In their steady state these systems can feature intricate many-body phases such as entangled dark stat... Read More about Dynamical creation and detection of entangled many-body states in a chiral atom chain.

Dressed dense atomic gases (2019)
Journal Article
Lesanovsky, I., Olmos, B., Guerin, W., & Kaiser, R. (2019). Dressed dense atomic gases. Physical Review A, 100(2), https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevA.100.021401

The interaction between atomic transition dipoles and photons leads to the formation of many-body states with collective dissipation and long-ranged interactions. Here, we put forward and explore a scenario in which a dense atomic gas — where the sep... Read More about Dressed dense atomic gases.

Subradiance-protected excitation transport (2019)
Journal Article
Needham, J. A., Lesanovsky, I., & Olmos, B. (2019). Subradiance-protected excitation transport. New Journal of Physics, 21(7), doi:10.1088/1367-2630/ab31e8

We explore excitation transport within a one-dimensional chain of atoms where the atomic transition dipoles are coupled to the free radiation field. When the atoms are separated by distances smaller or comparable to the wavelength of the transition,... Read More about Subradiance-protected excitation transport.

Substrate-induced shifts and screening in the fluorescence spectra of supramolecular adsorbed organic monolayers (2018)
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Kerfoot, J., Korolkov, V. V., Nizovtsev, A. S., Jones, R., Taniguchi, T., Watanabe, K., …Beton, P. H. (2018). Substrate-induced shifts and screening in the fluorescence spectra of supramolecular adsorbed organic monolayers. Journal of Chemical Physics, 149(5), doi:10.1063/1.5041418. ISSN 0021-9606

We have investigated the influence of the substrate on the fluorescence of adsorbed organic molecules. Monolayer films of perylene-3,4,9,10-tetracarboxylic-3,4,9,10-diimide (PTCDI), a supramolecular network formed from PTCDI and melamine, and perylen... Read More about Substrate-induced shifts and screening in the fluorescence spectra of supramolecular adsorbed organic monolayers.

Modified dipole-dipole interaction and dissipation in an atomic ensemble near surfaces (2018)
Journal Article
Jones, R., Needham, J. A., Lesanovsky, I., Intravaia, F., & Olmos, B. (2018). Modified dipole-dipole interaction and dissipation in an atomic ensemble near surfaces. Physical Review A, 97(5), doi:10.1103/PhysRevA.97.053841

We study how the radiative properties of a dense ensemble of atoms can be modified when they are placed near or between metallic or dielectric surfaces. If the average separation between the atoms is comparable or smaller than the wavelength of the s... Read More about Modified dipole-dipole interaction and dissipation in an atomic ensemble near surfaces.

Topological properties of a dense atomic lattice gas (2017)
Journal Article
Bettles, R. J., Minář, J., Adams, C. S., Lesanovsky, I., & Olmos, B. (2017). Topological properties of a dense atomic lattice gas. Physical Review A, 96(4), doi:10.1103/PhysRevA.96.041603

We investigate the existence of topological phases in a dense two-dimensional atomic lattice gas. The coupling of the atoms to the radiation field gives rise to dissipation and a non-trivial coherent long-range exchange interaction whose form goes be... Read More about Topological properties of a dense atomic lattice gas.

Radiation trapping in a dense cold Rydberg gas (2017)
Journal Article
Sadler, D., Bridge, E., Boddy, D., Bounds, A., Keegan, N., Lochead, G., …Olmos, B. (2017). Radiation trapping in a dense cold Rydberg gas. Physical Review A, 95(1), doi:10.1103/PhysRevA.95.013839

Cold atomic gases resonantly excited to Rydberg states can exhibit strong optical nonlinearity at the single photon level. We observe that in such samples radiation trapping leads to an additional mechanism for Rydberg excitation. Conversely we demon... Read More about Radiation trapping in a dense cold Rydberg gas.

Far-field resonance fluorescence from a dipole-interacting laser-driven cold atomic gas (2016)
Journal Article
Jones, R., Saint, R., & Olmos, B. (in press). Far-field resonance fluorescence from a dipole-interacting laser-driven cold atomic gas. Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, 50(1), doi:10.1088/1361-6455/50/1/014004

We analyze the temporal response of the fluorescence light that is emitted from a dense gas of cold atoms driven by a laser. When the average interatomic distance is comparable to the wavelength of the photons scattered by the atoms, the system exhib... Read More about Far-field resonance fluorescence from a dipole-interacting laser-driven cold atomic gas.

Non-equilibrium universality in the dynamics of dissipative cold atomic gases (2015)
Journal Article
Marcuzzi, M., Levi, E., Li, W., Garrahan, J. P., Olmos, B., & Lesanovsky, I. (2015). Non-equilibrium universality in the dynamics of dissipative cold atomic gases. New Journal of Physics, 17(July), doi:10.1088/1367-2630/17/7/072003

The theory of continuous phase transitions predicts the universal collective properties of a physical system near a critical point, which for instance manifest in characteristic power-law behaviours of physical observables. The well-established conce... Read More about Non-equilibrium universality in the dynamics of dissipative cold atomic gases.

Effective dynamics of strongly dissipative Rydberg gases (2014)
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Marcuzzi, M., Schick, J., Olmos, B., & Lesanovsky, I. (2014). Effective dynamics of strongly dissipative Rydberg gases. Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical, 47(48), doi:10.1088/1751-8113/47/48/482001

We investigate the evolution of interacting Rydberg gases in the limit of strong noise and dissipation. Starting from a description in terms of a Markovian quantum master equation we derive effective equations of motion that govern the dynamics on a... Read More about Effective dynamics of strongly dissipative Rydberg gases.

Steady-state properties of a driven atomic ensemble with nonlocal dissipation (2014)
Journal Article
Yu, D., Olmos, B., Lesanovsky, I., OLMOS SANCHEZ, B., & YU, D. (2014). Steady-state properties of a driven atomic ensemble with nonlocal dissipation. Physical Review A, 89(2), doi:10.1103/physreva.89.023616

In a driven dense ensemble of two-level atoms the decay acts in a correlated way on several atoms simultaneously. The competition between the coherent laser excitation and the dipole-dipole interaction induced by the dissipation gives rise to a bimod... Read More about Steady-state properties of a driven atomic ensemble with nonlocal dissipation.