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Optimal control of two-photon transitions: bright and dark femtosecond pulses designed by a self-learning algorithm

  • T. Hornung
  • R. Meier
  • D. Zeidler
  • K.-L. Kompa
  • D. Proch
  • M. Motzkus
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Series in Chemical Physics book series (CHEMICAL, volume 66)

Abstract

Coherent quantum control of the nonresonant 3s-5s excitation in sodium is demonstrated. ”Bright” or ”dark” pulses are designed by an evolutionary algorithm which evaluates a signal from the experiment to control a phase mask.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Hornung
    • 1
  • R. Meier
    • 1
  • D. Zeidler
    • 1
  • K.-L. Kompa
    • 1
  • D. Proch
    • 1
  • M. Motzkus
    • 1
  1. 1.Max-Planck-Institut für QuantenoptikGarchingGermany

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