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Coherent field-controlled rectification in one-dimension waveguide coupling to three-level atoms system
Author(s): Yong-jie Li; Long-zhao Lu; Xiang-yang Yu
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Paper Abstract

We study the dynamics of the single-photon pulse (SPP) propagating through a pair of V-type three-level atoms coupled to a one-dimensional (1D) waveguide. The time evolutions of the two atoms can be influenced by the phase difference of the two external fields driving the atoms. We show that the SPP unidirectional propagation in the 1D waveguide can be controlled by the phase difference of the two external fields, and the rectifying efficiency increases as the bandwidth of the SPP decreases. The system can serve as the basis of all-optical devices, such as optical diode, optical isolator and optical rectifier.

Paper Details

Date Published: 24 October 2017
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 10460, AOPC 2017: Optoelectronics and Micro/Nano-Optics, 1046017 (24 October 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2284679
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Yong-jie Li, Sun Yat-Sen Univ. (China)
Long-zhao Lu, Sun Yat-Sen Univ. (China)
Xiang-yang Yu, Sun Yat-Sen Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10460:
AOPC 2017: Optoelectronics and Micro/Nano-Optics
Min Qiu; Min Gu; Xiaocong Yuan; Zhiping Zhou, Editor(s)

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