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  • Vol. 30, Iss. 18 — Sep. 15, 2005
  • pp: 2478–2480

Observation of phase-sensitive temporal correlations in the resonance fluorescence from two-level atoms

Z. H. Lu, J. E. Thomas, and S. Bali  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 30, Issue 18, pp. 2478-2480 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.30.002478


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Abstract

We have made what we believe is the first observation of phase-dependent temporal correlations in the fluorescent field emitted by coherently driven two-level atoms in free space. We measured the temporal fluctuations of the fluorescent field when the resonant driving field was in phase and out of phase with the local-oscillator field.

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OCIS Codes
(270.1670) Quantum optics : Coherent optical effects
(270.2500) Quantum optics : Fluctuations, relaxations, and noise
(270.6570) Quantum optics : Squeezed states

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Z. H. Lu, J. E. Thomas, and S. Bali, "Observation of phase-sensitive temporal correlations in the resonance fluorescence from two-level atoms," Opt. Lett. 30, 2478-2480 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-30-18-2478


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