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  • Vol. 23, Iss. 4 — Feb. 15, 1998
  • pp: 295–297

Intracavity electromagnetically induced transparency

Mikhail D. Lukin, Michael Fleischhauer, Marlan O. Scully, and Vladimir L. Velichansky  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 23, Issue 4, pp. 295-297 (1998)

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The effect of intracavity electromagnetically induced transparency (EIT) on the properties of optical resonators and active laser devices is discussed theoretically. Pronounced frequency pulling and cavity-linewidth narrowing are predicted. The EIT effect can be used to reduce classical and quantum-phase noise of the beat note of an optical oscillator substantially. Fundamental limits of this stabilization mechanism as well as its potential application to high-resolution spectroscopy are discussed.

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OCIS Codes
(120.4800) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Optical standards and testing
(140.2020) Lasers and laser optics : Diode lasers
(300.6420) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, nonlinear

Mikhail D. Lukin, Michael Fleischhauer, Marlan O. Scully, and Vladimir L. Velichansky, "Intracavity electromagnetically induced transparency," Opt. Lett. 23, 295-297 (1998)

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