Quantum Memory Assisted Probing of Dynamical Spin Correlations

Seminar date and time: 
Friday, 18 May, 2012 - 09:30
Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics
Matteo Rizzi
IFAE seminar room

We propose a method to probe time dependent correlations of non trivial observables in many-body ultracold lattice gases.The scheme uses a quantum non-demolition matter-light interface, first, to map the observable of interest on the many body system into the light and, then, to store coherently such information into an external system acting as a quantum memory.Correlations of the observable at two (or more) instances of time are retrieved with a single final measurement that includes the readout of the quantum memory.Such method brings at reach the study of dynamics of many-body systems in and out of equilibrium by means of quantum memories in the field of quantum simulators. 

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