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Optical Bistability And Polarization Switching Utilizing Two-Level Atoms With Lower-Level Degeneracy
Author(s): W J Sandle; C Parigger; R J Ballagh
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Paper Abstract

The physics behind magnetically-induced polarization switching for atoms undergoing a Jlower=1 - Jupper =0 transition in a polarization degenerate cavity is discussed. We present preliminary theoretical results for self-pulsing between a+ and a- modes.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 October 1986
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0667, Optical Chaos, (14 October 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.938848
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W J Sandle, University of Colorado and National Bureau of Standards (United States)
C Parigger, University of Otago (New Zealand)
R J Ballagh, University of Otago (New Zealand)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0667:
Optical Chaos
Neal Broadus Abraham; Jacek Chrostowski, Editor(s)

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