Cooperative Effects in Atomic Metal Vapors

  • A. Flusberg
  • T. Mossberg
  • S. R. Hartmann


In this article we present a summary of some of the preliminary work we have done at Columbia University on the observation of Dicke superradiance in atomic metal vapors. In addition we discuss optical three-wave mixing, a novel effect which is often observed to occur simultaneously with the Dicke superradiance.


Pump Pulse Stimulate Raman Scattering Cooperative Effect Incident Laser Beam Laser Polarization 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Flusberg
    • 1
  • T. Mossberg
    • 1
  • S. R. Hartmann
    • 1
  1. 1.Columbia Radiation Laboratory, Department of PhysicsColumbia UniversityNew YorkUSA

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