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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 11, Iss. 11 — Jun. 2, 2003
  • pp: 1338–1344

Characteristics of absorption and dispersion for rubidium D2 lines with the modulation transfer spectrum

Jing Zhang, Dong Wei, Changde Xie, and Kunchi Peng  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 11, Issue 11, pp. 1338-1344 (2003)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.11.001338


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Abstract

Absorption and dispersion signals of D2 lines of rubidium atoms in a vapor cell have been experimentally investigated with the modulation transfer spectrum (MTS). Normal dispersion was observed at the transitions of Fg Fe =Fg -1 and Fg Fe =Fg ; anomalous dispersion, at transitions of Fg Fe =Fg +1; and crossover resonance, by the transitions of Fg Fe =Fg -1 and Fg Fe =Fg . The signal lineshape of the MTS and the detector phase are addressed accurately.

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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:
Research Papers

History
Original Manuscript: May 7, 2003
Revised Manuscript: May 21, 2003
Published: June 2, 2003

Citation
Jing Zhang, Dong Wei, Changde Xie, and Kunchi Peng, "Characteristics of absorption and dispersion for rubidium D2 lines with the modulation transfer spectrum," Opt. Express 11, 1338-1344 (2003)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-11-11-1338


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