Optics and Spectroscopy

, Volume 116, Issue 1, pp 1–7 | Cite as

Polarization phenomena upon excitation by the Λ-scheme and at an anisotropic population of lower levels

Spectroscopy of Atoms and Molecules

Abstract

We have investigated the possibility of the formation of dark states and of the change in the sign of the alignment of an ensemble of atoms with the filled ns-shell the state (n + 1)3 S 1 of which is excited by the Λ-scheme from states n 3 P 1 and n 3 P 2, which, in turn, are populated by means of an axially symmetric interaction.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.St. Petersburg National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics, and OpticsSt. PetersburgRussia

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