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  • Vol. 36, Iss. 15 — Aug. 1, 2011
  • pp: 2830–2832

Self-induced transparency and the Anderson localization of light

Viola Folli and Claudio Conti  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 36, Issue 15, pp. 2830-2832 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.36.002830


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Abstract

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

OCIS Codes
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(270.3430) Quantum optics : Laser theory
(050.5298) Diffraction and gratings : Photonic crystals

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: April 27, 2011
Revised Manuscript: June 22, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: June 24, 2011
Published: July 21, 2011

Citation
Viola Folli and Claudio Conti, "Self-induced transparency and the Anderson localization of light," Opt. Lett. 36, 2830-2832 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-36-15-2830


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