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Slow light in cesium vapor: pulse delay measurements and predicted delay
Author(s): Monte D. Anderson
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Paper Abstract

In this manuscript predicted delay is developed for a pulse propagating through an atomic vapor. Theoretical description for pulse delay is developed from atomic absorption coefficient with hyperfine structure and Voigt lineshape. Predicted delays are in agreement with observed delays in a cesium vapor cell at various temperatures between 78.9°C and 137.2°C.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 February 2010
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 7612, Advances in Slow and Fast Light III, 76120A (12 February 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.842362
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Monte D. Anderson, Air Force Institute of Technology (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7612:
Advances in Slow and Fast Light III
Selim M. Shahriar; Philip R. Hemmer, Editor(s)

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