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Distinguishing between classical (coherent state mixtures) and quantum drivers in strong-field experiments"

TYPESpecial Seminar - Solid State Institute, Technion
Speaker:Ahlam Hegazi
Affiliation:Physics Department and the Solid State Institute, Technion
Time:12:30 - 13:30
Location:Solid State Auditorium(Entrance)
Remark:M.Sc. Student of Professor Oren Cohen



Recent theoretical and experimental studies showed that high harmonic generation (HHG) and above threshold ionization (ATI) can be driven by non-classical light, e.g. bright squeezed vacuum. However, all the theoretical studies analyzed these processes by incoherent summation of semiclassical contributions. This raises a pivotal question in the emerging field of strong-light quantum optics: are there quantum signatures in these experiments that cannot be obtained by driven these processes with a mixture of coherent states? I will address this question in my talk and present a proposed ATI experiment that distinguishes between squeezed driver and coherent state mixture driver.


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