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  • Vol. 19, Iss. 10 — Oct. 1, 2002
  • pp: 2456–2460

High-resolution spectroscopy of hyperfine Zeeman components of the sodium D1 line by coherent population trapping

Koji Motomura and Masaharu Mitsunaga  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 19, Issue 10, pp. 2456-2460 (2002)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.19.002456


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Abstract

High-resolution spectroscopy of hyperfine Zeeman components in a sodium atomic vapor has been performed by a coherent population trapping (CPT) technique. The measurement features the simple configuration of a single laser source with a frequency-swept double-pass acousto-optic modulator. Well-resolved CPT dip signals in the presence of longitudinal or transverse static magnetic fields can be nicely explained by a theory based on two-photon resonance.

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OCIS Codes
(020.1670) Atomic and molecular physics : Coherent optical effects
(020.7490) Atomic and molecular physics : Zeeman effect
(270.1670) Quantum optics : Coherent optical effects
(300.6320) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, high-resolution
(300.6420) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, nonlinear

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Koji Motomura and Masaharu Mitsunaga, "High-resolution spectroscopy of hyperfine Zeeman components of the sodium D1 line by coherent population trapping," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 19, 2456-2460 (2002)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-19-10-2456


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