Observation of quantum noise in the polarization of laser light in a rubidium-vapor cell
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- Zibrov, A.S. & Novikova, I. Jetp Lett. (2005) 82: 110. doi:10.1134/1.2086125
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Experimental observation of quantum noise in the polarization of laser light that has passed through a dense Rb87 atomic vapor is reported. The step-like noise spectrum is observed. Factors responsible for the form of the observed spectrum and the absence of noise “squeezing” predicted by Matsko et al. [Phys. Rev. A 63, 043814 (2001)] are discussed.