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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 34, Iss. 4 — Feb. 15, 2009
  • pp: 425–427

Dark resonances in thin cells for miniaturized atomic-frequency references

L. Lenci, A. Lezama, and H. Failache  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 34, Issue 4, pp. 425-427 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.34.000425


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Abstract

We present theoretical arguments and experimental data in support of the use of thin alkaline-atom vapor cells, without buffer gas, for the realization of miniaturized (submillimetric) atomic frequency references.

© 2009 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(020.1670) Atomic and molecular physics : Coherent optical effects
(020.3690) Atomic and molecular physics : Line shapes and shifts
(300.6210) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, atomic
(300.6320) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, high-resolution

ToC Category:
Atomic and Molecular Physics

History
Original Manuscript: November 3, 2008
Revised Manuscript: December 31, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: January 5, 2009
Published: February 6, 2009

Citation
L. Lenci, A. Lezama, and H. Failache, "Dark resonances in thin cells for miniaturized atomic-frequency references," Opt. Lett. 34, 425-427 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-34-4-425


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