We experimentally demonstrate that electromagnetically-induced transparency in a vapor of alkali-metal atoms can be strongly enhanced via a specific shaping of the atomic velocity distribution.
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(020.1670) Atomic and molecular physics : Coherent optical effects
(020.2930) Atomic and molecular physics : Hyperfine structure
(270.5585) Quantum optics : Quantum information and processing
M. Scherman, O. S. Mishina, P. Lombardi, E. Giacobino, and J. Laurat, "Enhancement of electromagnetically-induced transparency in a multilevel broadened medium," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2012, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper QF3E.4.
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