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.
© 2008 Optical Society of America
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)