We demonstrate experimentally that the spectral sensitivity and resolution of an interferometer can be greatly enhanced by introducing a slow-light medium into it with an enhancement factor equal to the group index of the medium.
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(120.0120) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology
(120.3180) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Interferometry
(120.6200) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Spectrometers and spectroscopic instrumentation
Z. Shi, R. W. Boyd, D. J. Gauthier, and C. C. Dudley, "Enhancing the Spectral Sensitivity and Resolution of Interferometers Using Slow-Light Media," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest Series (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper CTuT2.
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