Vibrational Schrödinger-cat states

J. Janszky, An V. Vinogradov, T. Kobayashi, Z. Kis

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The optical Schrödinger-cat states are simple realizations of quantum states having nonclassical features. It is shown that vibrational analogs of such states can be realized in an experiment of double-pulse or chirped-pulse excitation of vibronic transitions. The possibility of conversion of vibrational Schrödinger-cat states to chemical-cat states is discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1777-1784
Number of pages8
JournalPhysical Review A
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1994


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  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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Janszky, J., Vinogradov, A. V., Kobayashi, T., & Kis, Z. (1994). Vibrational Schrödinger-cat states. Physical Review A, 50(2), 1777-1784.