Noise-resistant optimal spin squeezing via quantum control

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2014-04-26 - 2014-11-27

T. Caneva, S. Montangero, M. D. Lukin, T. Calarco



Entangled atomic states, such as spin squeezed states, represent a promising resource for a new generation of quantum sensors and atomic clocks. We demonstrate that optimal control techniques can be used to substantially enhance the degree of spin squeezing in strongly interacting many-body systems, even in the presence of noise and imperfections. Specifically, we present a time-optimal protocol that yields more than two orders of magnitude improvement with respect to conventional adiabatic preparation. Potential experimental implementations are discussed.