Adiabatic Population Inversion in Multilevel Systems

  • J. Oreg
  • F. T. Hioe
  • J. H. Eberly
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In this work we solve the problem of N-level coherent adiabatic excitation. The system under investigation is an N-level system with arbitrary spacing, having N-1 allowed transitions connected chain-wise by N-1 lasers (Figure 1). The system’s parameters in the Rotating Wave Approximation (RWA) are the detunings ∆ij and the Rabi frequencies Ωi.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Oreg
    • 1
    • 3
  • F. T. Hioe
    • 1
  • J. H. Eberly
    • 2
  1. 1.St. John Fisher CollegeRochesterUSA
  2. 2.University of RochesterRochesterUSA
  3. 3.Nuclear Research Ctr., NegevBeershevaIsrael

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