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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 16 — Aug. 2, 2010
  • pp: 17154–17164

Measurement of fluorescence emission spectrum of few strongly driven atoms using an optical nanofiber

Manoj Das, A. Shirasaki, K. P. Nayak, M. Morinaga, Fam Le Kien, and K. Hakuta  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 16, pp. 17154-17164 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.18.017154


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Abstract

We show that the fluorescence emission spectrum of few atoms can be measured by using an optical nanofiber combined with the optical heterodyne and photon correlation spectroscopy. The observed fluorescence spectrum of the atoms near the nanofiber shows negligible effects of the atom-surface interaction and agrees well with the Mollow triplet spectrum of free-space atoms at high excitation intensity.

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OCIS Codes
(020.0020) Atomic and molecular physics : Atomic and molecular physics
(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics
(300.2140) Spectroscopy : Emission
(300.2530) Spectroscopy : Fluorescence, laser-induced

ToC Category:
Atomic and Molecular Physics

History
Original Manuscript: June 18, 2010
Revised Manuscript: July 16, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: July 16, 2010
Published: July 28, 2010

Citation
Manoj Das, A. Shirasaki, K. P. Nayak, M. Morinaga, Fam Le Kien, and K. Hakuta, "Measurement of fluorescence emission spectrum of few strongly driven atoms using an optical nanofiber," Opt. Express 18, 17154-17164 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-18-16-17154


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