Slow-light pulses in moving media

J Fiurasek, Ulf Leonhardt, R Parentani

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Abstract

Slow light in moving media reaches a counterintuitive regime when the flow speed of the medium approaches the group velocity of light. Pulses can penetrate a region where a counterpropagating flow exceeds the group velocity. When the counterflow slows down, pulses are reflected.

Original languageEnglish
Article number011802
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review. A, Atomic, molecular, and optical physics
Volume65
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2002

Keywords

  • ELECTROMAGNETICALLY INDUCED TRANSPARENCY
  • NONLINEAR OPTICS
  • GROUP-VELOCITY
  • ATOMIC GAS
  • ENTANGLEMENT
  • DYNAMICS

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