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  • Vol. 26, Iss. 17 — Sep. 1, 2001
  • pp: 1311–1313

Observation of Ramsey fringes in an atomic cell with buffer gas

A. S. Zibrov, I. Novikova, and A. B. Matsko  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 26, Issue 17, pp. 1311-1313 (2001)

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Temporal Ramsey fringes that are due to light scattering by coherently prepared rubidium atoms diffusing through a cell containing neon as a buffer gas have been observed. The effect leads to increasing magneto-optical rotation of cw light polarization at weak magnetic fields.

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OCIS Codes
(020.1670) Atomic and molecular physics : Coherent optical effects
(020.3690) Atomic and molecular physics : Line shapes and shifts
(030.1640) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherence

A. S. Zibrov, I. Novikova, and A. B. Matsko, "Observation of Ramsey fringes in an atomic cell with buffer gas," Opt. Lett. 26, 1311-1313 (2001)

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