Observations cross-absorption modulation mediated by coherent population trapping in hot Rubidium vapor

Michael V. Pack*, Ryan M. Camacho, John C. Howell

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Using the four-level N-system discussed by Schmidt and Imamoglu, Opt. Lett. 21, 1936(1996), we observe cross-absorption modulation in hot Rubidium atoms. Quantum coherences from coherent population trapping create larger Kerr nonlinearities than conventional three-level cascade systems.

Original languageAmerican English
Title of host publication2005 Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (QELS)
Pages247-249
Number of pages3
StatePublished - 2005
Externally publishedYes
Event2005 Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (QELS) - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: 22 May 200527 May 2005

Publication series

NameQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (QELS)
Volume1

Conference

Conference2005 Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (QELS)
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period22/05/0527/05/05

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