Polariton and Jaynes-Cummings Blockade

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Contributed by: Eduardo Zubizarreta Casalengua, Juan Camilo López Carreño, Fabrice P. Laussy and Elena del Valle (January 2019)
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Details

Snapshot 1: polariton blockade with large interactions of the emitter recovers the Jaynes–Cumming limit

Snapshot 2: the underlying resonances, UA (unconventional antibunching) in dashed blue, CA (conventional antibunching) in solid blue, UB (unconventional bunching) in dashed red and CB (conventional bunching) in solid red

Snapshot 3: the polariton blockade in today samples corresponds to a case of very weak interactions, with closely packed features

References

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[4] H. Flayac and V. Savona, "Unconventional Photon Blockade," Physical Review A, 96(5), 2017 053810. doi:10.1103/PhysRevA.96.053810.

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