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Title: Two-way transparency in the light-matter interaction : optical precursors with electromagnetically induced transparency
Authors: Jeong, Heejeong
Du, Shengwang
Keywords: Fast fourier transforms
Fourier transform optics
Optical modulation
Quantum optics
Self-induced transparency
Issue Date: 8-Jan-2009
Citation: Physical Review A, v. 79, iss. 1, 8 January 2009, p. 011802
Abstract: We theoretically study classical step-modulated pulse propagation in an optically thick medium with electromagnetically induced transparency (EIT) using a fast Fourier transform and a proposed hybrid-asymptotic analysis. The 100% transmitted leading edge traveling at c consists of Sommerfeld-Brillouin precursors. The main signal, falling inside of the narrow EIT window, experiences a steep dispersion and slow group velocity. We suggest active control of the precursors and main signal separately by adjusting the parameters of the medium and incident pulse.
Rights: Physical Review A © copyright 2009 American Physical Society. The Journal's web site is located at http://pra.aps.org
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1783.1/6014
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