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Non-Markovian Dynamics in a Dense Potassium Vapor

Published

Author(s)

Virginia O. Lorenz, Steven T. Cundiff

Abstract

Transient four wave mixing experiments on a dense potassium vapor with a dephasing time large compared to the collision duration reveal a clear transition from non-Markovian to Markovian dynamics. Theoretical fits using a Gaussian Markov stochastic modulation for the excited state frequency reveal distinct signatures of both fast and slow modulation.
Citation
Physical Review Letters

Keywords

dense vapor, ultrafast dynamics

Citation

Lorenz, V. and Cundiff, S. (2005), Non-Markovian Dynamics in a Dense Potassium Vapor, Physical Review Letters (Accessed April 23, 2024)
Created September 30, 2005, Updated October 12, 2021