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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 37, Iss. 21 — Nov. 1, 2012
  • pp: 4477–4479

High-transmission excited-state Faraday anomalous dispersion optical filter edge filter based on a Halbach cylinder magnetic-field configuration

Andreas Rudolf and Thomas Walther  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 37, Issue 21, pp. 4477-4479 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.37.004477


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Abstract

We report on the realization of an excited-state Faraday anomalous dispersion optical filter (ESFADOF) edge filter based on the 5P3/28D5/2 transition in rubidium. A maximum transmission of 81% has been achieved. This high transmission is only possible by utilizing a special configuration of magnetic fields taken from accelerator physics to provide a strong homogeneous magnetic field of approximately 6000 G across the vapor cell. The two resulting steep transmission edges are separated by more than 13 GHz, enabling its application in remote sensing.

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OCIS Codes
(010.3640) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Lidar
(230.2240) Optical devices : Faraday effect
(290.5830) Scattering : Scattering, Brillouin

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

History
Original Manuscript: August 9, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: September 22, 2012
Published: October 25, 2012

Citation
Andreas Rudolf and Thomas Walther, "High-transmission excited-state Faraday anomalous dispersion optical filter edge filter based on a Halbach cylinder magnetic-field configuration," Opt. Lett. 37, 4477-4479 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-37-21-4477


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