Unique features can occur in laser-saturation spectroscopy experiments in which optical pumping is present. These are described and demonstrated in atomic sodium and barium.
© 1980 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: October 15, 1979
Published: February 1, 1980
M. S. Feld, D. E. Murnick, M. M. Burns, T. U. Kühl, and P. G. Pappas, "Laser-saturation spectroscopy with optical pumping," Opt. Lett. 5, 79-81 (1980)