Superluminal two-color light in a multiple Raman gain medium

V. Kudriasov, J. Ruseckas, A. Mekys, A. Ekers, N. Bezuglov, G. Juzeliunas

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Abstract

We investigate theoretically the formation of two-component light with superluminal group velocity in a medium controlled by four Raman pump fields. In such an optical scheme only a particular combination of the probe fields is coupled to the matter and exhibits superluminal propagation; the orthogonal combination is uncoupled. The individual probe fields do not have a definite group velocity in the medium. Calculations demonstrate that this superluminal component experiences an envelope advancement in the medium with respect to the propagation in vacuum.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)033827_1-9
JournalPhysical Review A - Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics
Volume90
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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