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Diagrammatic representation of quantum interference in lasing without inversion
Author(s): Dmitri E. Nikonov; Marlan O. Scully
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Paper Abstract

A diagrammatic representation of the steady-state solution for the density matrix of a multilevel atom under the action of coherent classical fields is presented. It provides an intuitive interpretation of the terms corresponding to quantum interference and dynamical Stark splitting in the equations describing the effects of atomic coherence, such as lasing without inversion, electromagnetically induced transparency and ultra-large index of refraction.

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Date Published: 10 May 1996
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 2798, Coherent Phenomena and Amplification without Inversion, (10 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.239473
Show Author Affiliations
Dmitri E. Nikonov, Max-Planck-Institut fuer Quantenoptik (Germany)
Marlan O. Scully, Texas A&M Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2798:
Coherent Phenomena and Amplification without Inversion
A. L. Andreev; Olga A. Kocharovskaya; Paul Mandel, Editor(s)

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