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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 15 — Jul. 25, 2005
  • pp: 5694–5703

Electromagnetically-induced transparency grid in acetylene-filled hollow-core PCF

F. Benabid, P. S. Light, F. Couny, and P. St.J. Russell  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 15, pp. 5694-5703 (2005)

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We report a set of experimental observations on electromagnetically induced transparency in acetylene filled hollow-core photonic crystal fiber, involving both Λ-type and V-type interactions over several lines of the R-branch of the v1 + v3 ro-vibrational overtone band. Transparency as high as ~70% was achieved. A theoretical account of the sources of decoherence shows that collisions with the inner wall of the fiber core and laser frequency-jitter dominate the coherence decay.

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OCIS Codes
(030.1670) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherent optical effects
(060.2280) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber design and fabrication

ToC Category:
Research Papers

Original Manuscript: June 22, 2005
Revised Manuscript: July 11, 2005
Published: July 25, 2005

F. Benabid, P. Light, F. Couny, and P. Russell, "Electromagnetically-induced transparency grid in acetylene-filled hollow-core PCF," Opt. Express 13, 5694-5703 (2005)

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