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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 6 — Mar. 21, 2005
  • pp: 2210–2223

On the dynamic range of optical delay lines based on coherent atomic media

Andrey B. Matsko, Dmitry V. Strekalov, and Lute Maleki  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 6, pp. 2210-2223 (2005)

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We show that the dynamic range of delay lines based on slow light propagation in atomic coherent media is restricted due to absorptive, dispersive, and nonlinear properties of the media. We compare the electro-magnetically induced transparency based delay lines with optical fiber and resonator delays.

© 2005 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(020.1670) Atomic and molecular physics : Coherent optical effects
(270.1670) Quantum optics : Coherent optical effects
(270.5530) Quantum optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons

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Original Manuscript: January 4, 2005
Revised Manuscript: February 22, 2005
Published: March 21, 2005

Andrey Matsko, Dmitry Strekalov, and Lute Maleki, "On the dynamic range of optical delay lines based on coherent atomic media," Opt. Express 13, 2210-2223 (2005)

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