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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 52, Iss. 10 — Apr. 1, 2013
  • pp: 2169–2172

High-contrast and narrow-linewidth resonant profile for continuous operation atomic clock

Jinda Lin, Jianliao Deng, Huijuan He, and Yuzhu Wang  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 52, Issue 10, pp. 2169-2172 (2013)

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We report a high-contrast and narrow-linewidth resonant line profile by measuring the magneto-optical rotation of the transmitted light in a forward-scattering arrangement. We also report the splitting of the transmitted line profile at a strong microwave excitation. This profile may provide a good competitive scheme for the passive Rb frequency standard.

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(020.1670) Atomic and molecular physics : Coherent optical effects
(120.3940) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Metrology
(290.2558) Scattering : Forward scattering

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Original Manuscript: September 17, 2012
Revised Manuscript: January 6, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: January 11, 2013
Published: March 29, 2013

Jinda Lin, Jianliao Deng, Huijuan He, and Yuzhu Wang, "High-contrast and narrow-linewidth resonant profile for continuous operation atomic clock," Appl. Opt. 52, 2169-2172 (2013)

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