Self-induced transparency pulses propagating in a random medium embedded in a two-level system can transfer energy to localized Anderson states. This allows the onset of two-level laserlike action.
© 2011 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: April 27, 2011
Revised Manuscript: June 22, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: June 24, 2011
Published: July 21, 2011
Viola Folli and Claudio Conti, "Self-induced transparency and the Anderson localization of light," Opt. Lett. 36, 2830-2832 (2011)