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Overlight and tunneling photons in laser beam in medium of two-level atoms
Author(s): V. E. Ogluzdin
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Paper Abstract

There is an interest in consideration of the propagation of the Gaussian monochromatic light beams through a cell filled with the medium of two-level atoms (in our case, the atomic potassium vapor), which has (at small detuning from resonant transition to low or high frequencies) the refractive index other than unity (n > 1 for v < v01 and n < 1 for v > v01, where v is the light frequency and v01 is the resonant-transition frequency). In this case, the properties of the radiation passed through the cell are changed. In the very close proximity of the resonance, the nonlinear processes (the three-photon electronic stimulated Raman scattering (SRS) and the six-photon parametric scattering (SPS)) play a crucial role. It is precisely these processes in the two-level medium that determine the irreversibly transformed spectral and angular structure of the light beams at the output of the cell.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 April 2004
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 5402, International Workshop on Quantum Optics 2003, (20 April 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.561006
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V. E. Ogluzdin, General Physics Institute (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5402:
International Workshop on Quantum Optics 2003
Vitaly V. Samartsev, Editor(s)

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