Measuring a coherent superposition

  • Abstract: We propose a simple method for measuring the populations and the relative phase in a coherent superposition of two atomic states. The method is based on coupling the two states to a third common (excited) state by means of two laser pulses, and measuring the total fluorescence from the third state for several choices of the excitation pulses.

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Author:K. Bergmann, N.V. Vitanov, B.W. Shore, R.G. Unanyan
URN (permanent link):urn:nbn:de:hbz:386-kluedo-11453
Document Type:Preprint
Language of publication:English
Year of Completion:1999
Year of Publication:1999
Publishing Institute:Technische Universität Kaiserslautern
Faculties / Organisational entities:Fachbereich Physik
DDC-Cassification:530 Physik

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