Phase-controlled light switching at low light levels Article

cited authors

  • Kang, H; Hernandez, G; Zhang, J; Zhu, Y

fiu authors

abstract

  • We report experimental observations of interference between three-photon and one-photon excitations, and phase control of light attenuation and/or transmission in a four-level system. Either constructive or destructive interferences can be obtained by varying the phase and/or frequency of a weak control laser. The interference enables absorptive switching of one field by another field at different frequencies and ultralow light levels. © 2006 The American Physical Society.

publication date

  • January 1, 2006

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

volume

  • 73

issue

  • 1