Electromagnetically-induced transparency (EIT) underpins the phenomenon of slow light. We extend EIT to a Raman photoassociation system with controllable collision velocities, and investigate transparency windows and reduced group velocities for colliding ultracold atom clouds.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(020.0020) Atomic and molecular physics : Atomic and molecular physics
(020.1670) Atomic and molecular physics : Coherent optical effects
(020.2070) Atomic and molecular physics : Effects of collisions
L. D. Turner, A. T. Black, E. Gomez, E. Tiesinga, and P. D. Lett, "Matter Wave EIT in Raman Photoassociation," in Frontiers in Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper LMC5.
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