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Time Domain Observation of the Lorentz-Local Field

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Author(s)

Steven T. Cundiff

Abstract

The Lorentz local field in a dense atomic vapor is observed using transient-four-wave-mixing, a time domain spectroscopic technique. The local field is manifest as a signal for negative delay. The strength of the negative delay signal can be related to the Lorentz-Lorenz shift using perturbation theory or numerical calculations.
Citation
Laser Physics
Volume
12

Keywords

four-wave mixing, local field, Lorentz-Lorenz shift

Citation

Cundiff, S. (2002), Time Domain Observation of the Lorentz-Local Field, Laser Physics (Accessed June 17, 2024)

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Created August 1, 2002, Updated February 17, 2017