Photon lifetime and the linewidth in a superluminal laser

Jacob Scheuer, M. S. Shahriar

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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 publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationQELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2014
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781557529992, 9781557529992
DOIs
StatePublished - 2014
EventCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2014 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: Jun 8 2014Jun 13 2014

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2014
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period6/8/146/13/14

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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