Terahertz Electrometry with Rydberg EIT

  • Christopher G. WadeEmail author
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We use three-photon Rydberg electromagnetically induced transparency (EIT) to perform Rydberg electrometry at 0.634 THz.


Autler-Townes Splitting Terahertz Field Transmission Line Shape Internal Attenuator Laser Beam Configuration 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhysicsDurham UniversityDurhamUK

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