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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 2 — Jan. 28, 2013
  • pp: 2414–2422

Intensity correlation and anti-correlation in electromagnetically induced absorption

Hee Jung Lee and Han Seb Moon  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 2, pp. 2414-2422 (2013)

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We present measurements of the intensity fluctuations of electromagnetically induced absorption (EIA) in the 5S1/2(F = 2)-5P3/2(F' = 3) transition of 87Rb atoms. Using a linearly polarized laser, the intensity fluctuations between two circularly polarized light components was generated by the spontaneously transferred atomic coherence of EIA medium. The intensity fluctuations due to spontaneous transfer of coherence were changed from correlation of EIA at on-resonance to anti-correlation of EIA at off-resonance. We also investigated the dependence of the values of second-order correlation function g(2)(0) at zero delay time on the temperature of the atomic vapor cell and the incident laser power.

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OCIS Codes
(270.1670) Quantum optics : Coherent optical effects
(300.6210) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, atomic

ToC Category:
Quantum Optics

Original Manuscript: December 6, 2012
Revised Manuscript: January 15, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: January 15, 2013
Published: January 24, 2013

Hee Jung Lee and Han Seb Moon, "Intensity correlation and anti-correlation in electromagnetically induced absorption," Opt. Express 21, 2414-2422 (2013)

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