Transverse optical patterns for low-light-level optical switching


Conference Paper

We demonstrate that Sisyphus cooling of atoms leads to a new source of nonlinear optical interaction that drastically increases the interaction strength. This increased coupling leads to low-threshold pattern formation, with applications in single-photon switching. © OSA 2013.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Gauthier, DJ; Schmittberger, BL; Greenberg, JA

Published Date

  • January 1, 2013

Published In

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 2162-2701

International Standard Book Number 13 (ISBN-13)

  • 9781557529770

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1364/nlo.2013.nth2a.1

Citation Source

  • Scopus