4 April 2011 Coherent control of spontaneous emission in driven multilevel atoms
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Proceedings Volume 7998, International Conference on Laser Physics 2010; 79980Z (2011) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.890509
Event: International Conference on Laser Physics 2010, 2010, Ashtarak, Armenia
Abstract
Possibility of coherent control of spontaneous emission from four- and five-level systems in the laser radiation field is studied. The four-level system consists of two levels resonantly driven by laser radiation where either of levels may decay to a separate level. For such a system we show that the presence of the second decay channel may deteriorate the destructive interference occurring because of Autler-Townes effect in case of one decay channel. The five-level system represents two two-level resonantly driven systems with the upper levels decaying to a common level. For this case, the interference between the two decay channels is partially or completely destructive or constructive depending on the initial conditions and on the mutual orientation of the transition dipole moments. It is shown that population transfer takes place by the same quantum vacuum via spontaneous emission. The populations are shown to have damping oscillatory nature.
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Emil Gazazyan, Vigen Chaltykyan, Alfred Gazazyan, "Coherent control of spontaneous emission in driven multilevel atoms", Proc. SPIE 7998, International Conference on Laser Physics 2010, 79980Z (4 April 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.890509; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.890509
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