Fast light in fully coherent gain media

B. D. Clader, Q Han Park, J. H. Eberly

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We analyze the propagation of fast-light pulses through a finite-length resonant gain medium both analytically and numerically. We find that intrinsic instabilities can be avoided in attaining a substantial peak advance with an ultrashort rather than a long or adiabatic probe.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2921-2923
Number of pages3
JournalOptics Letters
Issue number19
Publication statusPublished - 2006 Oct 1


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  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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