Zeno dynamics of quantum chirps

Bayındır C.

PHYSICS LETTERS A, vol.389, 2021 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 389
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.physleta.2020.127096
  • Title of Journal : PHYSICS LETTERS A
  • Keywords: Zeno dynamics, Quantum chirps, Nonlinear Schrodinger equation (NLSE), Quantum radar, ROGUE WAVES, COMPRESSION


We investigate the Zeno dynamics of quantum chirps. More specifically, we analyze the Zeno dynamics of a chirped solitary wave solution of the non-dimensional nonlinear Schrodinger equation (NLSE) with a gain/loss term. We show that the motion of the quantum chirp can be inhibited by frequent measurements in the observation domain. In order to assess the effect of Zeno dynamics on the quantum chirp imaging resolution, we analyze and compare its point spread functions (PSF) under free evolution and under Zeno dynamics. Additionally, we investigate the effect of observation frequency on the quantum chirp profile as well as on its probability of lingering in the observation domain. Our results can be immediately used to investigate the signal properties of quantum chirps and their possible jamming properties by Zeno dynamics in quantum radar technology. Additionally, many potential applications in atomic physics and optics including nonlinear phenomena and chirps can be investigated using the approach presented in our paper. (C) 2020 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.