Two-photon excitation of a quantum ladder system by a chirped pulse leads to strong interferences in the excited state population. The interest of such scheme in the project of the artificial star will be discussed.
© 2004 Optical Society of America
(020.0020) Atomic and molecular physics : Atomic and molecular physics
(020.4180) Atomic and molecular physics : Multiphoton processes
(320.0320) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast optics
(320.2250) Ultrafast optics : Femtosecond phenomena
B. Chatel, J. Degert, S. Stock, and B. Girard, "Observation and manipulation of quantum interferences in ladder climbing," in 14th International Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper TuE8.
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