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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 8 — Apr. 13, 2009
  • pp: 6741–6746

Modulation Transfer Spectroscopy of Coherent Population Trapping based on phase-coherent lasers

Xiang Hui Qi, Wen Lan Chen, Lin Yi, Xiao Ji Zhou, and Xu Zong Chen  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 8, pp. 6741-6746 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.17.006741


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Abstract

A new source of two diode laser beams, spatially separated but optically phase-locked with each other, is used to study the modulation transfer spectroscopy of coherent population trapping resonance (CPT). The spectrum for the 87Rb D2 line is obtained with narrow linewidth and high signal-to-noise ratio, and analyzed with different experimental parameters. A theoretical analysis of the CPT modulation transfer spectra is deduced from the density matrix equation of motion, and found to be in good agreement with the experimental results.

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OCIS Codes
(020.1670) Atomic and molecular physics : Coherent optical effects
(300.6210) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, atomic
(300.6290) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, four-wave mixing
(300.6310) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, heterodyne

ToC Category:
Spectroscopy

History
Original Manuscript: March 5, 2009
Revised Manuscript: April 4, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: April 4, 2009
Published: April 8, 2009

Citation
Xiang H. Qi, Wen L. Chen, Lin Yi, Xiao J. Zhou, and Xu Z. Chen, "Modulation Transfer Spectroscopy of Coherent Population Trapping based on phase-coherent lasers," Opt. Express 17, 6741-6746 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-17-8-6741


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