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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 19 — Sep. 10, 2012
  • pp: 21784–21791

Lineshapes in two-color polarization spectroscopy for cesium

Heung-Ryoul Noh  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 19, pp. 21784-21791 (2012)

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We present a theoretical study of lineshape in polarization spectroscopy for the 6S1/2-6P3/2-7S1/2 transition line in cesium atoms. A circularly polarized pump beam is tuned either to the lower or the upper transition line, while a linearly polarized probe beam is tuned to the other transition line. The polarization rotation of the probe beam is accurately calculated using a semi-classical density-matrix formalism taking into account all relaxation processes.

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OCIS Codes
(020.1670) Atomic and molecular physics : Coherent optical effects
(020.3690) Atomic and molecular physics : Line shapes and shifts
(300.6210) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, atomic

ToC Category:
Atomic and Molecular Physics

Original Manuscript: July 17, 2012
Revised Manuscript: August 16, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: August 20, 2012
Published: September 7, 2012

Heung-Ryoul Noh, "Lineshapes in two-color polarization spectroscopy for cesium," Opt. Express 20, 21784-21791 (2012)

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