6 March 2013 Detecting Coriolis force via slow light
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Proceedings Volume 8636, Advances in Slow and Fast Light VI; 86361D (2013) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2010294
Event: SPIE OPTO, 2013, San Francisco, California, United States
Abstract
We consider a moving ultra-dispersive medium and demonstrate the enhanced Fizeau effect due to dragging the light. We have shown that the enhanced Fizeau effect on a single atom in a cavity can be observed. It has been shown that the change of phase is sensitive to the motion the speed of the order of 10−15 cm/Hz1/2 and for possible displacements as small as 10−17 cm/Hz1/2. One of application can be the detection of weak forces exerted on a single atom. In particular, the Coriolis force as small as 10−42 N/Hz1/2 can be detected that would provide opportunity to detect rotation with sensitivity 10−17 s−1Hz−1/2.
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Sankar Davuluri, Yuri V. Rostovtsev, "Detecting Coriolis force via slow light", Proc. SPIE 8636, Advances in Slow and Fast Light VI, 86361D (6 March 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2010294; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2010294
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