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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 8 — Apr. 14, 2008
  • pp: 5350–5361

Investigation of quantum coherence excitation and coherence transfer in an inhomogeneously broadened rare-earth doped solid

Byoung S. Ham  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 8, pp. 5350-5361 (2008)

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Quantum coherence excitation onto spin ensembles by resonant Raman optical fields and coherence transfer back to an optical emission are discussed in a three-level optical system composed of inhomogeneously broadened spins, where the spin decay time is much slower than the optical decay time. Dynamic quantum coherent control of the spin excitations and coherence conversion are also discussed at a strong coupling field limit for practical applications of optical information processing.

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OCIS Codes
(030.1670) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherent optical effects
(190.4380) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, four-wave mixing
(270.1670) Quantum optics : Coherent optical effects

ToC Category:
Quantum Optics

Original Manuscript: February 15, 2008
Revised Manuscript: March 30, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: March 30, 2008
Published: April 2, 2008

Byoung S. Ham, "Investigation of quantum coherence excitation and coherence transfer in an inhomogeneously broadened rare-earth doped solid," Opt. Express 16, 5350-5361 (2008)

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