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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 19 — Sep. 17, 2007
  • pp: 11849–11854

Observation of electromagnetically induced transparency for a squeezed vacuum with the time domain method

M. Arikawa, K. Honda, D. Akamatsu, Y. Yokoi, K. Akiba, S. Nagatsuka, A. Furusawa, and M. Kozuma  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 19, pp. 11849-11854 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.15.011849


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Abstract

A probe light in a squeezed vacuum state was injected into cold 87Rb atoms with an intense control light in a coherent state. A sub-MHz window was created due to electromagnetically induced transparency, and the incident squeezed vacuum could pass through the cold atoms without optical loss, as was successfully monitored using a time-domain homodyne method.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics
(270.6570) Quantum optics : Squeezed states

ToC Category:
Quantum Optics

History
Original Manuscript: July 13, 2007
Revised Manuscript: August 27, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: August 29, 2007
Published: September 4, 2007

Citation
M. Arikawa, K. Honda, D. Akamatsu, Y. Yokoil, K. Akiba, S. Nagatsuka, A. Furusawa, and M. Kozuma, "Observation of electromagnetically induced transparency for a squeezed vacuum with the time domain method," Opt. Express 15, 11849-11854 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-15-19-11849


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