Light noise spectroscopy is shown to be a sensitive tool for the detection of nonlinear magneto-optical resonances due to coherence in the ground state of alkaline atoms. Experiments with Rb and theoretical models are presented.
© 2004 Optical Society of America
(020.0020) Atomic and molecular physics : Atomic and molecular physics
(020.1670) Atomic and molecular physics : Coherent optical effects
(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics
(270.2500) Quantum optics : Fluctuations, relaxations, and noise
A. Lezama, P. Valente, H. Failache, M. Martinelli, L. S. Cruz, D. Felinto, and P. Nussenzveig, "Noise spectroscopy of nonlinear magneto-optical resonances," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper IThG15.
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