Dynamical Casimir-Polder energy between an excited- and a ground-state atom

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We consider the Casimir-Polder interaction between two atoms, one in the ground state and the other in its excited state. The interaction is time dependent for this system, because of the dynamical self-dressing and the spontaneous decay of the excited atom. We calculate the dynamical Casimir-Polder potential between the twoatoms using an effective Hamiltonian approach. The results obtained and their physical meaning are discussed and compared with previous results based on a time-independent approach, which uses a nonnormalizable dressed state for the excited atom.
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)012107-1-012107-5
Numero di pagine5
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2004

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