Sensitive absolute polarization measurement using vector light shifts in cold atoms

Kunyan Zhu, Neal Solmeyer, Cheng Tang, David Scott Weiss

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Abstract

By measuring the vector light shift in spin-polarized Cs atoms trapped in a cavity builtup optical lattice, we have demonstrated linear polarization that is pure to within 2x10-8 in fractional intensity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationQELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO:QELS FS 2013
StatePublished - Nov 21 2013
EventCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO:QELS FS 2013 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: Jun 9 2013Jun 14 2013

Publication series

NameCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO:QELS FS 2013

Other

OtherCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO:QELS FS 2013
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period6/9/136/14/13

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

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

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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 CLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO:QELS FS 2013 (CLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO:QELS FS 2013).