Nonequilibrium dynamics of coupled qubit-cavity arrays
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We study the coherence and fluorescence properties of the coherently pumped and dissipative Jaynes-Cummings-Hubbard model describing polaritons in a coupled-cavity array. At weak hopping we find strong signatures of photon blockade similar to single-cavity systems. At strong hopping the state of the photons in the array depends on its size. While the photon blockade persists in a dimer consisting of two coupled cavities, a coherent state forms on an extended lattice, which can be described in terms of a semi-classical model.
Nissen , F , Schmidt , S , Biondi , M , Blatter , G , Tureci , H E & Keeling , J M J 2012 , ' Nonequilibrium dynamics of coupled qubit-cavity arrays ' Physical Review Letters , vol 108 , no. 23 , 233603 . , 10.1103/PhysRevLett.108.233603
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