Time Resolved Laser Spectroscopy : Quantum Beats and Superradiance

  • S. Haroche
  • C. Fabre
  • M. Gross
  • P. Pillet


The purpose of this paper is to describe some recently performed time resolved transient experiments in Laser Spectroscopy. Experiments in this field have developed very fast in the last few years and allowed to study a wide range of light-matter interaction effects, some of which being mere extensions to the optical range of phenomena already studied in microwave or radiofrequency spectroscopy.


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© Plenum Press, New York 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Haroche
    • 1
  • C. Fabre
    • 1
  • M. Gross
    • 1
  • P. Pillet
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire de Spectroscopie Hertzienne de l’E.N.S.Paris Cedex 05France

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