Observing the continuous transformation of a four level laser into a two level system

J. D. Hewitt, J. D. Readle, James Gary Eden

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Abstract

Pumping the Cs 852.1nm laser by photoassociating Cs-rare gas atomic pairs allows one to observe a four-level system morph into a two-level system. This occurs when the state 3-state 2 energy defect falls below ~2kT/3.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationScience and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2011
StatePublished - Dec 1 2011
EventCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2011 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: May 1 2011May 6 2011

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2011
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period5/1/115/6/11

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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Hewitt, J. D., Readle, J. D., & Eden, J. G. (2011). Observing the continuous transformation of a four level laser into a two level system. In CLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2011 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers).