Authors: 
M. Kiffner, U. Dorner and D. Jaksch  Title:  Dissipative quantum light field engineering  Abstract:  We put forward a dissipative preparation scheme for strongly correlated photon states. Our approach is based on a twophoton loss mechanism that is realized via a single fourlevel atom inside a bimodal optical cavity. Each elementary twophoton emission event removes one photon out of each of the two modes. The dark states of this loss mechanism are given by NOON states and arbitrary superpositions thereof. We find that the steady state of the two cavity modes exhibits entanglement and, for certain parameters, a mixture of two coherent entangled states is produced. We discuss how the quantum correlations in the cavity modes and the output fields can be measured.  Date:  created: 19122011, last modified: 12022012 
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