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Two-way transparency in the light-matter interaction: optical precursors with electromagnetically induced transparency

Authors Heejeong Jeong
Shengwang Du
Issue Date 2009
Source Physical Review A, v. 79, (1), January 2009
Summary 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.
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ISSN 1050-2947
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