Photon lifetime and the linewidth in a superluminal laser

Jacob Scheuer, Selim M Shahriar

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Abstract

We present a theoretical analysis of the cavity lifetime of a superluminal laser. In contrast to the naive intuition, the lifetime is only slightly shorter than that of conventional lasers, facilitating ultra-sensitive sensors.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2014 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2014
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Volume2014-January
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014
Event2014 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2014 - San Jose, United States
Duration: Jun 8 2014Jun 13 2014

Other

Other2014 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2014
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Period6/8/146/13/14

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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    Scheuer, J., & Shahriar, S. M. (2014). Photon lifetime and the linewidth in a superluminal laser. In 2014 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2014 (Vol. 2014-January). [6988860] Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc..