Our cqed apparatus allows us to manipulate in a fully controlled way circular Rydberg atoms one by one and to let them interact with a very high quality factor suprconducting cavity.
The figure presents an artist’s view of our experimental apparatus.
Circular Rydberg atoms are prepared one at a time, with a know velocity at a known instant in the box $B$. They fly at thermal velocities (100 to 500 m/s) trough the apparatus. They cross the superconducting cavity $C$ which can be (...)