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All-optical temporal differentiation in hot standing-wave-dressed atoms

  • Xue Mei SuEmail author
  • Rui Zhang
  • Zhong Chang Zhuo
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Abstract

We propose a scheme to realize all-optical temporal differentiation calculation to input pulse in an inverse Y-type four-level atomic system driven by a strong standing-wave. Two optical blockades are created at individual wavelengths of two probe fields in presence of one single strong standing-wave field. On one hand, ultra-narrow transmission windows are produced for probe pulse field 1 when probe field 2 is so strong as a controlling field in EIT configuration. The system can be designed as a phase-reverter of weak probe field 1 and can perform temporal differentiation calculation to it because aπ phase shift is created. On the other hand, the blockade at probe field 2 can be burst in two-photon resonance configuration when probe field 1 becomes strong and saturated absorption takes effect. So a two-photon switching is also expected in this standing-wave-dressed atomic system. The scheme has a potential for an all-optical transistor in quantum logical circuits.

Keywords

Quantum coherence Standing wave drive Dressed atoms 

PACS numbers

42.50.Gy 78.20.Ci 42.25.Bs 

Notes

Acknowledgements

This research is supported by National Scientific Foundation China (Grant No.11174109).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Key Lab of Coherent Light, Atomic and Molecular Spectroscopy, Ministry of Education, Physics CollegeJilin UniversityChangchunChina

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