Genuine tripartite entanglement and nonlocality in Bose-Einstein condensates by collective atomic recoil

Piano, Samanta and Adesso, Gerardo (2013) Genuine tripartite entanglement and nonlocality in Bose-Einstein condensates by collective atomic recoil. Entropy, 15 (5). pp. 1875-1886. ISSN 1099-4300

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Abstract

We study a system represented by a Bose-Einstein condensate interacting with a cavity field in presence of a strong off-resonant pumping laser. This system can be described by a three-mode Gaussian state, where two are the atomic modes corresponding to atoms populating upper and lower momentum sidebands and the third mode describes the scattered cavity field light. We show that, as a consequence of the collective atomic recoil instability, these modes possess a genuine tripartite entanglement that increases unboundedly with the evolution time and is larger than the bipartite entanglement in any reduced two-mode bipartition. We further show that the state of the system exhibits genuine tripartite nonlocality, which can be revealed by a robust violation of the Svetlichny inequality when performing displaced parity measurements. Our exact results are obtained by exploiting the powerful machinery of phase-space informational measures for Gaussian states, which we briefly review in the opening sections of the paper.

Item Type: Article
Schools/Departments: University of Nottingham UK Campus > Faculty of Science > School of Mathematical Sciences
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.3390/e15051875
Depositing User: Snowden, Ms Diane
Date Deposited: 22 Apr 2014 13:33
Last Modified: 13 Sep 2016 18:08
URI: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/2440

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