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  • Editor: J. H. Eberly
  • Vol. 4, Iss. 7 — Mar. 29, 1999
  • pp: 217–222

Perfect following in the diabatic limit

Denise Sawicki and J.H. Eberly  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 4, Issue 7, pp. 217-222 (1999)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.4.000217


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Abstract

We present the theory of optical excitation of a two-level quantum system, using an interaction Hamiltonian that permits both adiabatic following and diabatic following.

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OCIS Codes
(020.1670) Atomic and molecular physics : Coherent optical effects
(270.1670) Quantum optics : Coherent optical effects

ToC Category:
Research Papers

History
Original Manuscript: February 25, 1999
Published: March 29, 1999

Citation
Denise Sawicki and J. Eberly, "Perfect following in the diabatic limit," Opt. Express 4, 217-222 (1999)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-4-7-217


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