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  • Editor: J. H. Eberly
  • Vol. 8, Iss. 9 — Apr. 23, 2001
  • pp: 509–516

Correlation analysis of spectral fluctuations in inhomogeneously broadened spectra

V. S. Zapasskii and G. G. Kozlov  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 8, Issue 9, pp. 509-516 (2001)

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It is shown that the lineshapes of inhomogeneously broadened spectra, due to the statistical nature of their formation, exhibit spectral fluctuations. Formulas are obtained that allow one, based on correlation analysis of different realizations of the inhomogeneously broadened line, to reconstruct its homogeneous lineshape and to evaluate the number of centers involved in its formation. The magnitude of these spectral fluctuations is estimated and it is shown that the proposed method can be efficiently used in practice.

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(240.6490) Optics at surfaces : Spectroscopy, surface
(300.6280) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, fluorescence and luminescence

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Research Papers

Original Manuscript: March 16, 2001
Published: April 23, 2001

Valerii Zapasskii and G. Kozlov, "Correlation analysis of spectral fluctuations in inhomogeneously broadened spectra," Opt. Express 8, 509-516 (2001)

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