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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 33, Iss. 7 — Apr. 1, 2008
  • pp: 687–689

Investigation of spontaneously generated coherence in dressed states of Rb 85 atoms

Chun-Liang Wang, Ai-Jun Li, Xu-Yi Zhou, Zhi-Hui Kang, Jiang Yun, and Jin-Yue Gao  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 33, Issue 7, pp. 687-689 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.33.000687


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Abstract

We investigate the effects of spontaneously generated coherence (SGC) on the electromagnetically induced transparency features in a four-level Λ-type system. We show that double-transparency windows and a controllable narrow absorption peak can be obtained with the presence of SGC. We present an equivalent system without the rigorous requirement of close-lying levels to observe the phenomena. We also experimentally demonstrate the corresponding features in a rubidium atomic beam.

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OCIS Codes
(020.1670) Atomic and molecular physics : Coherent optical effects
(270.1670) Quantum optics : Coherent optical effects
(270.4180) Quantum optics : Multiphoton processes

ToC Category:
Quantum Optics

History
Original Manuscript: January 15, 2008
Revised Manuscript: March 2, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: March 3, 2008
Published: March 27, 2008

Citation
Chun-Liang Wang, Ai-Jun Li, Xu-Yi Zhou, Zhi-Hui Kang, Jiang Yun, and Jin-Yue Gao, "Investigation of spontaneously generated coherence in dressed states of 85Rb atoms," Opt. Lett. 33, 687-689 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-33-7-687


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