Dynamical analysis of inter-atom resonance interaction near a conducting plane
Department of Physics, Mathematics and Science College of Shanghai Normal University, 200234, Shanghai, China
Accepted: 25 May 2022
Published online: 15 June 2022
The time-varying resonance interaction between two identical two-level atoms near a conducting plane is theoretically studied by quantum electrodynamics. Initially one of the atoms is excited, the other is in ground state and the light field is in vacuum state. Dynamical analysis method is employed to study the temporal evolution of the resonance interaction, and the full variation process of the resonance interaction from its occurrence to decay is represented. The analytical and numerical results of our calculation show that the characteristics of resonance interaction, including its occurrence, temporal dependence, energy transferring, energy level shifts and damping rates, will be sufficiently affected when the atoms are very close to the conducting plane. This effect has potential in developing quantum manipulation of inter-atom interaction.
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