We experimentally demonstrated chaotic behaviors in three-level Lambda-type atoms inside an optical cavity. The route to chaos through periodic doubling was observed in the experiment, which could be controlled by the coupling beam parameters.
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(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.1540) Lasers and laser optics : Chaos
(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics
(270.1670) Quantum optics : Coherent optical effects
W. Yang, A. Joshi, and M. Xiao, "Chaotic Behaviors in Three-Level Atomic Optical Bistability System," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper JWB87.
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