Quantum Control of the Angular Momentum Distribution in Multiphoton Absorption Processes

Nirit Dudovich, Dan Oron, Yaron Silberberg

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Abstract

The polarization pulse shaping was applied to the control of two-photon absorption in atomic rubidium. It was shown that the technique enables the manipulation of the transient vector properties of a light matter interaction. It was established that control can be exerted on the angular distribution of the final state. The ability to control the final state population of a nearly degenerate system and to perform M-state resolved spectroscopy were demonstrated.

Original languageEnglish
Article number103003
Pages (from-to)103003-1-103003-4
JournalPhysical review letters
Volume92
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 12 2004

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