Space-time geometry of quantum dielectrics

Ulf Leonhardt

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An atomic matter wave can experience an electromagnetic field as the effective metric. To clarify this, it is postulated that the interaction between light and matter takes on the general form of a metric. The consistency of this idea with previous knowledge is demonstrated.
Original languageEnglish
Article number012111
JournalPhysical Review. A, Atomic, molecular, and optical physics
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2000


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