Drampyan, Rafael; Greentree, Andrew D. and Durrant, A. V.
|DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link:||http://doi.org/10.1016/j.optcom.2007.04.027|
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Nonlinear Faraday rotation with counter-propagating light beams was investigated in a rubidium vapor cell. Observations across all hyperfine and crossover resonances of the D-2 line of Rb-87 atoms were made. Additionally, rotation spectra as a function of pump and probe intensity, pump polarization and external magnetic field strength were studied. The investigations were performed in a regime where the pump beam power was sufficiently low relative to the probe power to avoid polarization rotation due to pump-induced anisotropy. Our results are analyzed in the context of Bennett structures and coherent optical processes. (c) 2007 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Laser; Coherence; Polarization; Optical rotation;|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Science > Physical Sciences
|Depositing User:||Colin Smith|
|Date Deposited:||28 Apr 2009 09:00|
|Last Modified:||15 Jan 2016 11:08|
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