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  • Vol. 14, Iss. 24 — Dec. 15, 1989
  • pp: 1344–1346

Lasers without inversion: interference of dressed lifetime-broadened states

A. Imamoǧlu and S. E. Harris  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 14, Issue 24, pp. 1344-1346 (1989)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.14.001344


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Abstract

We describe the use of a coupling electromagnetic field to provide a general method of producing inversion-free laser systems. The interference between dressed states produces a zero in absorption while allowing gains of the order of that of the uncoupled system.

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History
Original Manuscript: July 25, 1989
Manuscript Accepted: October 4, 1989
Published: December 15, 1989

Citation
A. Imamoǧlu and S. E. Harris, "Lasers without inversion: interference of dressed lifetime-broadened states," Opt. Lett. 14, 1344-1346 (1989)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-14-24-1344


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