The "pulsation" of an atomic wave packet

Young Tak Chough, Keon Kee Kim, Hyunchul Nha, Jai Hyung Lee, Kyungwon An, Sun Hyun Youn

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We show an interesting phenomenon of "pulsation" of an atomic wave packet in a resonant atom-field interaction. We provide a simple and intuitive interpretation of the phenomenon in the dressed-state picture.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)106-110
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of the Korean Physical Society
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2003


  • Atom-field interaction
  • Dressed-state
  • Optical Stern-Gerlach effect
  • Standing wave
  • Wave packet

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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    Chough, Y. T., Kim, K. K., Nha, H., Lee, J. H., An, K., & Youn, S. H. (2003). The "pulsation" of an atomic wave packet. Journal of the Korean Physical Society, 42(1), 106-110.