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  • Vol. 6, Iss. 12 — Dec. 1, 1981
  • pp: 584–586

Light-induced unidirectional light switching

Michael M. Salour and Guillaume Petite  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 6, Issue 12, pp. 584-586 (1981)

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We report the first observation of a unidirectionally emitting medium obtained by the method of Doppler compensation by velocity-dependent light shifts. The emission can be switched on by a pulse of laser light. The properties of this light-switching technique are experimentally demonstrated.

© 1981 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: July 24, 1981
Published: December 1, 1981

Michael M. Salour and Guillaume Petite, "Light-induced unidirectional light switching," Opt. Lett. 6, 584-586 (1981)

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