Slow Light Enhanced Accelerometry

Ruoxi Zhu*, Zifan Zhou, Jason Bonacum, Selim Shahriar

*Corresponding author for this work

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We show how to realize a slow-light enhanced accelerometer using a Mach-Zehnder Interferometer. A proof-of-principle experiment carried out with Rb vapor is found to produce results in close agreement with the theoretical model.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numberJTu4B.8
JournalOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
StatePublished - 2022
EventFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2022 - Rochester, United States
Duration: Oct 17 2022Oct 20 2022

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials


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