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  • Editor: James C. Wyant
  • Vol. 47, Iss. 27 — Sep. 20, 2008
  • pp: 4864–4867

Electromagnetically induced self-imaging in the Doppler broadening medium

Chunfang Wang, Jing Cheng, and Shensheng Han  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 47, Issue 27, pp. 4864-4867 (2008)

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Under the condition of electromagnetically induced transparency, self-imaging in three-level Λ-type atoms at normal temperature is studied. The influences of the temperature on the position of the self-imaging and the corresponding imaging quality are discussed in detail. Numerical results show that, with the increase of the temperature, the location of the self-imaging linearly moves away from the original object, and the self-imaging quality decreases.

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OCIS Codes
(080.2710) Geometric optics : Inhomogeneous optical media
(110.2990) Imaging systems : Image formation theory
(270.5530) Quantum optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: May 30, 2008
Revised Manuscript: August 6, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: August 8, 2008
Published: September 12, 2008

Chunfang Wang, Jing Cheng, and Shensheng Han, "Electromagnetically induced self-imaging in the Doppler broadening medium," Appl. Opt. 47, 4864-4867 (2008)

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