Publications

Preprints

M. Kiffner, J. Coulthard, F. Schlawin, A. Ardavan, and D. Jaksch, Manipulating Quantum Materials with Quantum Light, arXiv:1806.06752.

Journal Papers: Refereed

A. S. D. Dietrich, M. Kiffner, and D. Jaksch, Probing microscopic models for system-bath interactions via parametric driving, Phys. Rev. A 98, 012122 (2018).

M. Kiffner, D. Jaksch, and D. Ceresoli, A polynomial Ansatz for norm-conserving pseudopotentials, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 30, 275501 (2018).

J. Han, T. Vogt, C. Gross, D. Jaksch, M. Kiffner, and W. Li, Coherent Microwave-to-Optical Conversion via Six-Wave Mixing in Rydberg Atoms, Phys. Rev. Lett. 120, 093201 (2018).

M. Kiffner, E. O’Brien, and D. Jaksch, Topological spin models in Rydberg lattices, Appl. Phys. B 123, 46 (2017).

M. Kiffner, A. Feizpour, K. T. Kaczmarek, D. Jaksch, and J. Nunn, Two-way interconversion of millimeter-wave and optical fields in Rydberg gases, New J. Phys. 18, 093030 (2016).

M. Kiffner, D. Ceresoli, W. Li, and D. Jaksch, Quantum mechanical calculation of Rydberg-Rydberg autoionization rates, J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 49, 204004 (2016).

J. Han, T. Vogt, M. Manjappa, R. Guo, M. Kiffner, and W. Li, Lensing effect of electromagnetically induced transparency involving a Rydberg state, Phys. Rev. A 92, 063824 (2015).

Rajitha K. V., T. N. Dey, J. Evers, and M. Kiffner, Pulse splitting in light propagation through N-type atomic media due to an interplay of Kerr nonlinearity and group-velocity dispersion, Phys. Rev. A 92, 023840 (2015).

M. Kiffner, M. Huo, W.Li and D. Jaksch, Few-body bound states of dipole-dipole interacting Rydberg atoms, Phys. Rev. A 89, 052717 (2014).

M. Kiffner, W.Li and D. Jaksch, Three-Body Bound States in Dipole-Dipole Interacting Rydberg Atoms, Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 233003 (2013).

M. Kiffner, W. Li and D. Jaksch, Abelian and non-Abelian gauge fields in dipole-dipole interacting Rydberg atoms, J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 46, 134008 (2013).

M. Kiffner, W. Li and D. Jaksch, Magnetic Monopoles and Synthetic Spin-Orbit Coupling in Rydberg Macrodimers, Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 170402 (2013).

M. Kiffner, H. Park, W. Li and T. F. Gallagher, Dipole-dipole-coupled double-Rydberg molecules, Phys. Rev. A 86, 031401(R) (2012).

M. Kiffner, U. Dorner and D. Jaksch, Dissipative quantum light-field engineering, Phys. Rev. A 85, 023812 (2012).

S. Rips, M. Kiffner, I. Wilson-Rae, and M. J. Hartmann, Steady-state negative Wigner functions of nonlinear nanomechanical oscillators, New J. Phys. 14, 023042 (2012).

Selected by the editors for the `Highlights of 2012′ collection of New Journal of Physics.

M. Kiffner and M. J. Hartmann, Dissipation-induced correlations in one-dimensional bosonic systems, New J. Phys. 13, 053027 (2011).

Q. Sun, J. Evers, M. Kiffner, and M. S. Zubairy, Subwavelength optical lattices induced by position-dependent dark states, Phys. Rev. A 83, 053412 (2011).

J. Tomkovic, M. Schreiber, J. Welte, M. Kiffner, J. Schmiedmayer, and M. K. Oberthaler, Single spontaneous photon as a coherent beamsplitter for an atomic matter-wave, Nat. Phys. 7, 379 (2011).

See also
Nature Physics News & Views, “Coherence from Spontaneity“, Nat. Phys. 7, 375 (2011).

M. Kiffner and M. J. Hartmann, Master equation approach for interacting dark-state polaritons, Phys. Rev. A 82, 033813 (2010).

M. Kiffner and M. J. Hartmann, Dissipation induced Tonks-Girardeau gas of polaritons, Phys. Rev. A 81, 021806(R) (2010).

X.-T. Xie, M. Macovei, M. Kiffner, and C. H. Keitel, Probing quantum superposition states with few-cycle laser pulses, JOSA B 26, 1912 (2009).

M. Kiffner and T. N. Dey, Dynamical Control of Pulse Propagation in Electromagnetically Induced Transparency, Phys. Rev. A 79, 023829 (2009).

Selected for the March 2009 issue of Virtual Journal of Ultrafast Science.

M. Kiffner, J. Evers, and M. S. Zubairy, Resonant interferometric lithography beyond the diffraction limit, Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 073602 (2008).

See also
Physical Review Focus, “Dark Physics Beats Light Limit“, 13 February 2008, and Research highlights, Nature 451, 1032 (2008).

M. Kiffner, J. Evers, and C. H. Keitel, Breakdown of the few-level approximation in collective systems, Phys. Rev. A 76, 013807 (2007).

M. Kiffner, M. S. Zubairy, J. Evers, and C. H. Keitel, Two-mode single-atom laser as a source of entangled light, Phys. Rev. A 75, 033816 (2007).

Selected for the April 2007 issue of Virtual Journal of Quantum Information.

M. Kiffner, J. Evers, and C. H. Keitel, Coherent control in a decoherence-free subspace of a collective multilevel system, Phys. Rev. A 75, 032313 (2007).

Selected for the March 2007 issue of Virtual Journal of Quantum Information.
Selected for the April 2007 issue of Virtual Journal of Ultrafast Science.

J. Evers, M. Kiffner, M. Macovei, and C. H. Keitel, Geometry-dependent dynamics of two Λ-type atoms via vacuum-induced coherences, Phys. Rev. A 73, 023804 (2006).

M. Kiffner, J. Evers, and C. H. Keitel, Interference in the resonance fluorescence of two incoherently coupled transitions, Phys. Rev. A 73, 063814 (2006).

M. Kiffner, J. Evers, and C. H. Keitel, Quantum interference enforced by time-energy complementarity, Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 100403 (2006).

M. Kiffner and K.-P. Marzlin, Detection of atomic entanglement and electromagnetically induced transparency in velocity-selective coherent population trapping, Phys. Rev. A 71, 033811 (2005).

Selected for the April 2005 issue of Virtual Journal of Quantum Information.

Other Papers (Compiled Volumes)

M. Kiffner, M. Macovei, J. Evers, and C. H. Keitel, Vacuum-induced processes in multi-level atoms, in E. Wolf (Ed.), Progress in Optics, Vol. 55, p.85, Elsevier, Amsterdam (2010).

Conference Papers

J. Tomkovic, M. Schreiber, J. Welte, M. Kiffner, J. Schmiedmayer, and M. K. Oberthaler, Single spontaneous photon as a coherent beamsplitter for an atomic matter-wave,
AIP conference proceedings 1633, 25 (2014).

J. Evers, M. Kiffner, and C. H. Keitel, Quantum control of interacting multiatom systems,
AIP conference proceedings 2, 756 (2007).

M. Kiffner, J. Evers, and C. H. Keitel, Breakdown of the few-level approximation in dipole-dipole interacting systems, Proceedings of the society of photo-optical instrumentation engineers (SPIE) 6603, C6030, (2007).

Patents

United Kingdom Patent WO2017109475A1: Atomic ensemble microwave to optical conversion.