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  • Vol. 26, Iss. 12 — Jun. 15, 2001
  • pp: 923–925

Cavity-damping-induced transitions in a driven atom- cavity system

Hyunchul Nha and Kyungwon An  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 26, Issue 12, pp. 923-925 (2001)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.26.000923


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Abstract

We investigate the fluorescence spectrum of a two-level atom in a cavity when the atom is driven by a classical field. We show that forbidden dipole transitions in the Jaynes–Cummings ladder structure are induced in the presence of cavity damping, which deteriorates the degree of otherwise perfect destructive interference among the transition channels. With the larger cavity decay, these transitions are more enhanced.

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OCIS Codes
(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics
(300.6280) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, fluorescence and luminescence

Citation
Hyunchul Nha and Kyungwon An, "Cavity-damping-induced transitions in a driven atom- cavity system," Opt. Lett. 26, 923-925 (2001)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-26-12-923


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