Optically controlled waveplate at a telecom wavelength using a ladder transition in Rb atoms for all-optical switching via the quantum zeno effect

K. Subramanian*, Y. Wang, S. Tseng, Y. Tu, M. S. Shahriar

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Abstract

We show, theoretically and experimentally, how to realize an optically controlled waveplate at a telecommunication wavelength using a ladder transition in Rb atoms at room temperature for all-optical switching via the quantum Zeno effect.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2011
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781557529176
DOIs
StatePublished - 2011
EventFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2011 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: Oct 16 2011Oct 20 2011

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2011
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period10/16/1110/20/11

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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