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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 12 — Jun. 17, 2013
  • pp: 14066–14073

Modulation transfer spectroscopy mediated by spontaneous emission

Sang Eon Park and Heung-Ryoul Noh  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 12, pp. 14066-14073 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.014066


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Abstract

We report the polarization dependence of the spectrum in modulation transfer spectroscopy for the transitions from the lower ground state (Fg = 1) of 87Rb atoms. We measured the spectra for the two polarization configurations where the carrier and probe beams were linearly polarized in parallel or perpendicular directions. The measured spectra were in excellent agreement with calculated results. The spectra were strongly dependent on the polarization configurations. In particular, the signal for parallel polarization configuration was generated via an incoherent process mediated by spontaneous emission.

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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
(300.6290) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, four-wave mixing

ToC Category:
Spectroscopy

History
Original Manuscript: April 12, 2013
Revised Manuscript: May 24, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: May 28, 2013
Published: June 5, 2013

Citation
Sang Eon Park and Heung-Ryoul Noh, "Modulation transfer spectroscopy mediated by spontaneous emission," Opt. Express 21, 14066-14073 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-12-14066


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