On the theory of light scattering by a dilute gas Bose—Einstein condensate
E.D. Trifonovb aInstitute of Precision Mechanics and Control, Russian Academy of Sciences, ul. Rabochaya 24, Saratov, 410028, Russian Federation bHerzen Russian State Pedagogical University, nab. r. Moiki 48, St. Petersburg, 191186, Russian Federation
The semiclassical theory of light scattering by a dilute gas Bose—Einstein condensate is examined with special attention paid to the key role of the momentum recoil imparted to atoms by photons, a phenomenon that disturbs the interference quenching of superradiant scattering.
Keywords: Rayleigh scattering, superradiant scattering, Bose—Einstein condensate, superradiant reflection PACS:42.25.Fx, 42.50.Nn, 67.85.−d (all) DOI:10.3367/UFNe.0185.201503c.0307 URL: https://ufn.ru/en/articles/2015/3/c/ Citation: Avetisyan Yu A, Trifonov E D "On the theory of light scattering by a dilute gas Bose—Einstein condensate" Phys. Usp.58 286–294 (2015)