A model for the Faraday anomalous dispersion optical filter is presented. Our model predicts a bandwidth of 0.6 GHz and a transmission peak of 0.98 for a filter operating on the Cs (D2) line. The model includes hyper-fine effects and is valid for arbitrary magnetic fields.
© 1991 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: May 14, 1991
Published: October 15, 1991
B. Yin and T. M. Shay, "Theoretical model for a Faraday anomalous dispersion optical filter," Opt. Lett. 16, 1617-1619 (1991)