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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 24 — Nov. 27, 2006
  • pp: 11727–11735

Effects of resonant absorption and inhomogeneous broadening on reflection and absorption spectra of optical lattices in diamond NV centers

Qiongyi He, Tiejun Wang, Jinhui Wu, and Jinyue Gao  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 24, pp. 11727-11735 (2006)

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Using the transfer-matrix method, the effects of absorption and inhomogeneous broadening, in one-dimensional optical lattice constructed from inhomogeneously broadened spin transitions of nitrogen-vacancy color centers in single crystal diamond (NV diamond), on the reflection and absorption spectrum are presented. Further analysis show that, in realistic periodic stacks of the NV diamond, modulating the geometrical configuration of the external optical potential, the absorption lineshape scale, and the inhomogeneous broadening, one could easily access the diverse gap structures and a high band-gap reflectivity. These pretty useful calculations hold more potential for effective control of the light-matter interaction and realization in practice.

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OCIS Codes
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(290.5830) Scattering : Scattering, Brillouin
(300.6250) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, condensed matter

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: June 26, 2006
Revised Manuscript: October 3, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: October 4, 2006
Published: November 27, 2006

Qiongyi He, Tiejun Wang, Jinhui Wu, and Jinyue Gao, "Effects of resonant absorption and inhomogeneous broadening on reflection and absorption spectra of optical lattices diamond NV centers," Opt. Express 14, 11727-11735 (2006)

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