Giant Kerr nonlinearities in circuit quantum electrodynamics

Stojan Rebić*, Jason Twamley, Gerard J. Milburn

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

71 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Abstract

The very small size of optical nonlinearities places strict restrictions on the types of novel physics one can explore. This work describes how a single artificial multilevel Cooper pair box molecule, interacting with a superconducting microwave coplanar resonator, when suitably driven, can generate extremely large optical nonlinearities at microwave frequencies, with no associated absorption. We describe how the giant self-Kerr effect can be detected by measuring the second-order correlation function and quadrature squeezing spectrum.

Original languageEnglish
Article number150503
Pages (from-to)1-4
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Volume103
Issue number15
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 8 Oct 2009

Bibliographical note

Stojan Rebić, Jason Twamley and Gerard Milburn, Physical Review Letters, 103(15),150503, 2009. Copyright 2009 by the American Physical Society. The original article can be found at http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.103.150503

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Giant Kerr nonlinearities in circuit quantum electrodynamics'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this