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Lorentz-Lorenz Shift in an Inhomogeneously Broadened Medium

Published

Author(s)

J Guo, Alan Gallagher, J W. Cooper

Abstract

A simple calculation shows that the Lorentz-Lorenz shift due to the local field correction remains significant in situations where the inhomogeneous broadening of a medium exceeds the homogeneous broadening. As an illustration, the calculated selective reflection signals of a low-density atomic vapor are presented, and it is shown that the Lorentz-Lorenz shift persists in the case where the line width is predominatly determined by the inhomogeneous Doppler width.
Citation
Optics Communications
Volume
131
Issue
No. 4-6

Keywords

optical spectroscopy, resonance shift

Citation

Guo, J. , Gallagher, A. and Cooper, J. (1996), Lorentz-Lorenz Shift in an Inhomogeneously Broadened Medium, Optics Communications (Accessed April 20, 2024)
Created July 1, 1996, Updated February 17, 2017