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Journal of the Optical Society of America B

Journal of the Optical Society of America B


  • Editor: G. I. Stegeman
  • Vol. 22, Iss. 12 — Dec. 1, 2005
  • pp: 2529–2533

Coupling-intensity effects in ladder-type electromagnetically induced transparency of rubidium atoms

Han Seb Moon, Lim Lee, and Jung Bong Kim  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 22, Issue 12, pp. 2529-2533 (2005)

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We have studied electromagnetically induced transparency (EIT) in the 5 S 1 2 5 P 3 2 5 D 5 2 ladder-type system of Rb. We observed relative changing magnitude of EIT hyperfine structures depending on not only the polarizations of the lasers but also the intensity of the coupling laser. The coupling-intensity effects are attributed to the nonlinear increase of the EIT signal to the coupling intensity. EIT signals nonlinear on the coupling intensity are analyzed by considering coherent interaction between atom and laser fields.

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OCIS Codes
(020.1670) Atomic and molecular physics : Coherent optical effects
(020.2930) Atomic and molecular physics : Hyperfine structure

ToC Category:
Atomic and Molecular Physics

Han Seb Moon, Lim Lee, and Jung Bog Kim, "Coupling-intensity effects in ladder-type electromagnetically induced transparency of rubidium atoms," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 22, 2529-2533 (2005)

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