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Experimental Studies of Transverse Effects in Superfluorescence

  • D. J. Heinzen
  • J. E. Thomas
  • M. S. Feld
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Abstract

We are currently conducting experiments to investigate transverse effects in superfluorescence (SF). These experiments are designed to clarify the conditions under which superradiant ringing (similar to Chiao-Burnham ringing(1)) can occur. In addition, these experiments will provide a test of the transverse coherence properties of superfluorescent pulses.(2)

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. J. Heinzen
    • 1
    • 2
  • J. E. Thomas
    • 1
  • M. S. Feld
    • 1
  1. 1.Spectroscopy Laboratory and Physics DepartmentMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridgeUSA
  2. 2.Lester Wolfe FellowMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridgeUSA

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