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  • Vol. 72, Iss. 7 — Jul. 1, 1982
  • pp: 957–959

Induced dichroism in molecular gases

A. Marcano O. and F. García-Golding  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA, Vol. 72, Issue 7, pp. 957-959 (1982)

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Induced dichroism in molecular gases was studied using a three-level scheme. A density-matrix calculation in all orders of the pump field that are linear in the probe field may lead to a coherent dip in the absorption-line shape of the probe field, depending on the polarization arrangement. Such a coherent dip is a manifestation of the polarization pulsation induced by the fields.

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A. Marcano O. and F. García-Golding, "Induced dichroism in molecular gases," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 72, 957-959 (1982)

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