Photonic interactions of resonant cesium atoms and opal photonic crystals

Allard P. Mosk*, Philip J. Harding, Pepijn W. Pinkse, Willem L. Vos

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We present the first experiments on resonant atoms, Cesium vapor, in photonic crystals. The atomic transitions are strongly modified by photonic band structures of opal. Results are interpreted with an improved transfer-matrix model.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2009
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)9781557528780
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2009
EventFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2009 - San Jose, United States
Duration: 11 Oct 200915 Oct 2009

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


ConferenceFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2009
Abbreviated titleFiO 2009
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose


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