Turning light into a liquid via atomic coherence
2006 - H, Michinel, M. J. Paz Alonso, V. M. Pérez-García
Physical Review Letters 96, 023903 (2006).
authors IMACI
We study a four-level atomic system with electromagnetically induced transparency with giant (3) and (5) susceptibilities of opposite signs. This system will allow us to obtain multidimensional solitons and light condensates with surface tension properties analogous to those of usual liquids