Sensitive absolute polarization measurement using vector light shifts in cold atoms

Kunyan Zhu, Neal Solmeyer, Cheng Tang, David S. Weiss

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Abstract

By measuring the vector light shift in spin-polarized Cs atoms trapped in a cavity built-up optical lattice, we have demonstrated linear polarization that is pure to within 2×10-8 in fractional intensity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2013 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2013
PublisherIEEE Computer Society
ISBN (Print)9781557529725
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2013
Event2013 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2013 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: Jun 9 2013Jun 14 2013

Publication series

Name2013 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2013

Other

Other2013 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2013
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period6/9/136/14/13

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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Zhu, K., Solmeyer, N., Tang, C., & Weiss, D. S. (2013). Sensitive absolute polarization measurement using vector light shifts in cold atoms. In 2013 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2013 [6834368] (2013 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2013). IEEE Computer Society.