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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 33, Iss. 19 — Oct. 1, 2008
  • pp: 2245–2247

Prevention of decoherence by two femtosecond chirped pulse trains

Svetlana A. Malinovskaya  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 33, Issue 19, pp. 2245-2247 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.33.002245


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Abstract

We study the vibrational energy relaxation (VER) and collisional dephasing as channels of coherence loss in a vibrational mode that is selectively excited using chirped pulse adiabatic passage in the Raman configuration. Based on the dressed state picture analysis we propose a method to reduce decoherence using femtosecond chirped pulse trains. When applied with a period close to the VER time, the pulse trains allow one to sustain high coherence in the selected vibrational mode.

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OCIS Codes
(300.6230) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering
(320.5540) Ultrafast optics : Pulse shaping
(320.7120) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast phenomena

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

History
Original Manuscript: June 20, 2008
Revised Manuscript: August 26, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: August 27, 2008
Published: September 30, 2008

Citation
Svetlana A. Malinovskaya, "Prevention of decoherence by two femtosecond chirped pulse trains," Opt. Lett. 33, 2245-2247 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-33-19-2245


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