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Absorption and fluorescence in saturation regime of Cs-vapor layer with thickness close to the light wavelength
Author(s): P. Todorov; K. Vaseva; S. Cartaleva; D. Slavov; I. Maurin; S. M. Saltiel
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Absorption and fluorescent spectra are obtained in saturation regime of a single beam laser spectroscopy of Cesium D2 line, in a vapor layer with thickness close to the light wavelength. We compare experimentally and theoretically obtained spectra distinguishing between open and closed, in terms of optical pumping, hyperfine transitions. In absorption, we observe a persisting difference between open and closed transitions, in terms of Dicke narrowing, when increasing laser light intensity. In fluorescence, for open transitions we note saturation dips which do not change significantly when increasing intensity. In case of closed transition, a small feature at the fluorescence line center appears for relatively high light intensity.

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Date Published: 19 December 2008
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 7027, 15th International School on Quantum Electronics: Laser Physics and Applications, 70270R (19 December 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.822468
Show Author Affiliations
P. Todorov, Institute of Electronics (Bulgaria)
K. Vaseva, Institute of Electronics (Bulgaria)
S. Cartaleva, Institute of Electronics (Bulgaria)
D. Slavov, Institute of Electronics (Bulgaria)
I. Maurin, Lab. de Physique des Lasers, CNRS, Univ. Paris XIII (France)
S. M. Saltiel, Univ. of Sofia (Bulgaria)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7027:
15th International School on Quantum Electronics: Laser Physics and Applications
Tanja Dreischuh; Elena Taskova; Ekaterina Borisova; Alexander Serafetinides, Editor(s)

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