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Force in velocity-selective coherent population trapping: full quantum-mechanical description
Author(s): Norbert Leinfellner; Evgeny Korsunsky; Laurentius Windholz
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Paper Abstract

In this work we present an investigation of velocity-selective coherent population trapping (VSCPT) in asymmetric three-level schemes. The light force in such schemes is of an intrinsically transient character and should not be described in a quasiclassical approach. Instead, results of the full quantum-mechanical calculations are presented with emphasis on their meaning to the efficiency of subrecoil laser cooling.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 May 1996
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 2799, Atomic and Quantum Optics: High-Precision Measurements, (6 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.239866
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Norbert Leinfellner, Technische Univ. Graz (Austria)
Evgeny Korsunsky, Technische Univ. Graz (Austria)
Laurentius Windholz, Technische Univ. Graz (Austria)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2799:
Atomic and Quantum Optics: High-Precision Measurements
Sergei N. Bagayev; Anatoly S. Chirkin, Editor(s)

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