K. R. Hansen and K. Mølmer, "Trapping of light pulses in ensembles of stationary ??? atoms," Phys. Rev. A 75, 053802 (2007).

[CrossRef]

K. R. Hansen and K. Mølmer, "Stationary light pulses in ultra cold gases," Phys. Rev. A 75, 065804 (2007).

[CrossRef]

F. E. Zimmer, A. Andre, M. D. Lukin, and M. Fleischhauer, "Coherent control of stationary light pulses," Opt. Commun. 264, 441-453 (2006).

[CrossRef]

M. Artoni and G. C. La Rocca, "Optically tunable photonic stop bands in homogeneous absorbing media," Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 073905 (2006).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

A. W. Brown and M. Xiao, "All-optical switching and routing based on an electromagnetically induced absorption grating," Opt. Lett. 30, 699-701 (2005).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

X. M. Su and B. S. Ham, "Dynamic control of the photonic band gap using quantum coherence," Phys. Rev. A 71, 013821 (2005).

[CrossRef]

M. Artoni, G. C. La Rocca, and F. Bassani, "Resonantly absorbing one-dimensional photonic crystals," Phys. Rev. E 72, 046604 (2005).

[CrossRef]

P. R. S. Carvalho, L. E. E. de Araujo and J. W. R. Tabosa, "Angular dependence of an electromagnetically induced transparency resonance in a Doppler-broadened atomic vapor," Phys. Rev. A 70, 063818 (2004).

[CrossRef]

S. A. Babin, D. V. Churkin, E. V. Podivilov, V. V. Potapov, and D. A. Shapiro, "Splitting of the peak of electromagnetically induced transparency by the higher-order spatial harmonics of the atomic coherence," Phys. Rev. A 67, 043808 (2003).

[CrossRef]

J. Wang, Y. F. Zhu, K. J. Jiang, and M. S. Zhan, "Bichromatic electromagnitically induced transparency in cold rubidium atoms," Phys. Rev. A 68, 063810 (2003).

[CrossRef]

A.W. Brown and M. Xiao, "Frequency detuning and power depedence of reflection from an electromagnetically induced absorption grating," J. Mod. Opt. 52, 2365-2371 (2003).

[CrossRef]

M. Bajcsy, A. S. Zibrov, and M. D. Lukin, "Stationary pulses of light in an atomic medium," Nature 426, 638-641 (2003).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

M. Fleischhauer and M. D. Lukin, "Quantum memory for photons: Dark-state polaritons," Phys. Rev. A 65, 022314 (2002).

[CrossRef]

A. Andre and M. D. Lukin, "Manipulating light pulses via dynamically controlled photonic band gap," Phys. Rev. Lett. 89, 143602 (2002).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

H. Wang, D. Goorskey, and M. Xiao, "Atomic coherence induced Kerr nonlinearity enhancement in Rb vapour," J. Mod. Opt. 49, 335-347 (2002).

[CrossRef]

H. Wang, D. Goorskey, and M. Xiao, "Enhanced Kerr nonlinearity via atomic coherence in a three-level atomic system," Phys. Rev. Lett. 87, 073601 (2001).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

F. Silva, J. Mompart, V. Ahufinger, and R. Corbalan, "Electromagnetically induced transparency with a standingwave drive in the frequency up-conversion regime," Phys. Rev. A 64, 033802 (2001).

[CrossRef]

F. Silva, J. Mompart, V. Ahufinger, and R. Corbalan, "Electromagnetically induced transparency in Dopplerbroadened three-level systems with resonant standing-wave drive," Europhys. Lett. 51, 286-292 (2000).

[CrossRef]

M. Fleischhauer and M. D. Lukin, "Dark-State polaritons in Electromagnetically induced transparency," Phys. Rev. Lett. 84, 5094-5097 (2000).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

M. Mitsunaga and N. Imoto, "Observation of an electromagnetically induced grating in cold sodium atoms," Phys. Rev. A 59, 4773-4776 (1999).

[CrossRef]

H. Y. Ling, Y. Q. Li, and M. Xiao, "Electromagnetically induced grating: Homogeneously broadened medium," Phys. Rev. A 57, 1338-1344 (1998).

[CrossRef]

S. Harris, "Electromagnetically induced transparency," Phys. Today 50, 36-42 (1997).

[CrossRef]

Z. Ficek and H. S. Freedhoff, "Resonance-fluorescence and absorption spectra of two-level atom driven by a strong bichromatic field," Phys. Rev. A 48, 3092-3104 (1993).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

Y. F. Zhu, Q. L. Wu, A. Lezama, D. J. Gauthier, and T. W. Mossberg, "Resonance fluorescence of two-level atoms under strong bichromatic excitation," Phys. Rev. A 41, 6574-6576 (1990).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

F. Silva, J. Mompart, V. Ahufinger, and R. Corbalan, "Electromagnetically induced transparency with a standingwave drive in the frequency up-conversion regime," Phys. Rev. A 64, 033802 (2001).

[CrossRef]

F. Silva, J. Mompart, V. Ahufinger, and R. Corbalan, "Electromagnetically induced transparency in Dopplerbroadened three-level systems with resonant standing-wave drive," Europhys. Lett. 51, 286-292 (2000).

[CrossRef]

M. Artoni and G. C. La Rocca, "Optically tunable photonic stop bands in homogeneous absorbing media," Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 073905 (2006).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

M. Artoni, G. C. La Rocca, and F. Bassani, "Resonantly absorbing one-dimensional photonic crystals," Phys. Rev. E 72, 046604 (2005).

[CrossRef]

S. A. Babin, D. V. Churkin, E. V. Podivilov, V. V. Potapov, and D. A. Shapiro, "Splitting of the peak of electromagnetically induced transparency by the higher-order spatial harmonics of the atomic coherence," Phys. Rev. A 67, 043808 (2003).

[CrossRef]

M. Bajcsy, A. S. Zibrov, and M. D. Lukin, "Stationary pulses of light in an atomic medium," Nature 426, 638-641 (2003).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

M. Artoni, G. C. La Rocca, and F. Bassani, "Resonantly absorbing one-dimensional photonic crystals," Phys. Rev. E 72, 046604 (2005).

[CrossRef]

A.W. Brown and M. Xiao, "Frequency detuning and power depedence of reflection from an electromagnetically induced absorption grating," J. Mod. Opt. 52, 2365-2371 (2003).

[CrossRef]

P. R. S. Carvalho, L. E. E. de Araujo and J. W. R. Tabosa, "Angular dependence of an electromagnetically induced transparency resonance in a Doppler-broadened atomic vapor," Phys. Rev. A 70, 063818 (2004).

[CrossRef]

S. A. Babin, D. V. Churkin, E. V. Podivilov, V. V. Potapov, and D. A. Shapiro, "Splitting of the peak of electromagnetically induced transparency by the higher-order spatial harmonics of the atomic coherence," Phys. Rev. A 67, 043808 (2003).

[CrossRef]

F. Silva, J. Mompart, V. Ahufinger, and R. Corbalan, "Electromagnetically induced transparency with a standingwave drive in the frequency up-conversion regime," Phys. Rev. A 64, 033802 (2001).

[CrossRef]

F. Silva, J. Mompart, V. Ahufinger, and R. Corbalan, "Electromagnetically induced transparency in Dopplerbroadened three-level systems with resonant standing-wave drive," Europhys. Lett. 51, 286-292 (2000).

[CrossRef]

P. R. S. Carvalho, L. E. E. de Araujo and J. W. R. Tabosa, "Angular dependence of an electromagnetically induced transparency resonance in a Doppler-broadened atomic vapor," Phys. Rev. A 70, 063818 (2004).

[CrossRef]

B. J. Feldman and M. S. Feld, "Laser-induced line-narrowing effects in coupled Doppler-broadened transitions. II. Standing-wave features," Phys. Rev. A 5, 899-918 (1972).

[CrossRef]

B. J. Feldman and M. S. Feld, "Laser-induced line-narrowing effects in coupled Doppler-broadened transitions. II. Standing-wave features," Phys. Rev. A 5, 899-918 (1972).

[CrossRef]

Z. Ficek and H. S. Freedhoff, "Resonance-fluorescence and absorption spectra of two-level atom driven by a strong bichromatic field," Phys. Rev. A 48, 3092-3104 (1993).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

M. Fleischhauer and M. D. Lukin, "Quantum memory for photons: Dark-state polaritons," Phys. Rev. A 65, 022314 (2002).

[CrossRef]

M. Fleischhauer and M. D. Lukin, "Dark-State polaritons in Electromagnetically induced transparency," Phys. Rev. Lett. 84, 5094-5097 (2000).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

Z. Ficek and H. S. Freedhoff, "Resonance-fluorescence and absorption spectra of two-level atom driven by a strong bichromatic field," Phys. Rev. A 48, 3092-3104 (1993).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

Y. F. Zhu, Q. L. Wu, A. Lezama, D. J. Gauthier, and T. W. Mossberg, "Resonance fluorescence of two-level atoms under strong bichromatic excitation," Phys. Rev. A 41, 6574-6576 (1990).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

H. Wang, D. Goorskey, and M. Xiao, "Atomic coherence induced Kerr nonlinearity enhancement in Rb vapour," J. Mod. Opt. 49, 335-347 (2002).

[CrossRef]

H. Wang, D. Goorskey, and M. Xiao, "Enhanced Kerr nonlinearity via atomic coherence in a three-level atomic system," Phys. Rev. Lett. 87, 073601 (2001).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

X. M. Su and B. S. Ham, "Dynamic control of the photonic band gap using quantum coherence," Phys. Rev. A 71, 013821 (2005).

[CrossRef]

K. R. Hansen and K. Mølmer, "Stationary light pulses in ultra cold gases," Phys. Rev. A 75, 065804 (2007).

[CrossRef]

K. R. Hansen and K. Mølmer, "Trapping of light pulses in ensembles of stationary ??? atoms," Phys. Rev. A 75, 053802 (2007).

[CrossRef]

S. Harris, "Electromagnetically induced transparency," Phys. Today 50, 36-42 (1997).

[CrossRef]

M. Mitsunaga and N. Imoto, "Observation of an electromagnetically induced grating in cold sodium atoms," Phys. Rev. A 59, 4773-4776 (1999).

[CrossRef]

J. Wang, Y. F. Zhu, K. J. Jiang, and M. S. Zhan, "Bichromatic electromagnitically induced transparency in cold rubidium atoms," Phys. Rev. A 68, 063810 (2003).

[CrossRef]

E. Kyrola and R. Salomaa, "Probe spectroscopy in an inhomogeneously broadened three-level system saturated by an intense standing wave," Phys. Rev. A 23, 1874-1892 (1981).

[CrossRef]

M. Artoni and G. C. La Rocca, "Optically tunable photonic stop bands in homogeneous absorbing media," Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 073905 (2006).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

M. Artoni, G. C. La Rocca, and F. Bassani, "Resonantly absorbing one-dimensional photonic crystals," Phys. Rev. E 72, 046604 (2005).

[CrossRef]

Y. F. Zhu, Q. L. Wu, A. Lezama, D. J. Gauthier, and T. W. Mossberg, "Resonance fluorescence of two-level atoms under strong bichromatic excitation," Phys. Rev. A 41, 6574-6576 (1990).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

H. Y. Ling, Y. Q. Li, and M. Xiao, "Electromagnetically induced grating: Homogeneously broadened medium," Phys. Rev. A 57, 1338-1344 (1998).

[CrossRef]

H. Y. Ling, Y. Q. Li, and M. Xiao, "Electromagnetically induced grating: Homogeneously broadened medium," Phys. Rev. A 57, 1338-1344 (1998).

[CrossRef]

M. Bajcsy, A. S. Zibrov, and M. D. Lukin, "Stationary pulses of light in an atomic medium," Nature 426, 638-641 (2003).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

M. Fleischhauer and M. D. Lukin, "Quantum memory for photons: Dark-state polaritons," Phys. Rev. A 65, 022314 (2002).

[CrossRef]

M. Fleischhauer and M. D. Lukin, "Dark-State polaritons in Electromagnetically induced transparency," Phys. Rev. Lett. 84, 5094-5097 (2000).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

M. Mitsunaga and N. Imoto, "Observation of an electromagnetically induced grating in cold sodium atoms," Phys. Rev. A 59, 4773-4776 (1999).

[CrossRef]

K. R. Hansen and K. Mølmer, "Stationary light pulses in ultra cold gases," Phys. Rev. A 75, 065804 (2007).

[CrossRef]

K. R. Hansen and K. Mølmer, "Trapping of light pulses in ensembles of stationary ??? atoms," Phys. Rev. A 75, 053802 (2007).

[CrossRef]

F. Silva, J. Mompart, V. Ahufinger, and R. Corbalan, "Electromagnetically induced transparency with a standingwave drive in the frequency up-conversion regime," Phys. Rev. A 64, 033802 (2001).

[CrossRef]

F. Silva, J. Mompart, V. Ahufinger, and R. Corbalan, "Electromagnetically induced transparency in Dopplerbroadened three-level systems with resonant standing-wave drive," Europhys. Lett. 51, 286-292 (2000).

[CrossRef]

Y. F. Zhu, Q. L. Wu, A. Lezama, D. J. Gauthier, and T. W. Mossberg, "Resonance fluorescence of two-level atoms under strong bichromatic excitation," Phys. Rev. A 41, 6574-6576 (1990).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

S. A. Babin, D. V. Churkin, E. V. Podivilov, V. V. Potapov, and D. A. Shapiro, "Splitting of the peak of electromagnetically induced transparency by the higher-order spatial harmonics of the atomic coherence," Phys. Rev. A 67, 043808 (2003).

[CrossRef]

S. A. Babin, D. V. Churkin, E. V. Podivilov, V. V. Potapov, and D. A. Shapiro, "Splitting of the peak of electromagnetically induced transparency by the higher-order spatial harmonics of the atomic coherence," Phys. Rev. A 67, 043808 (2003).

[CrossRef]

E. Kyrola and R. Salomaa, "Probe spectroscopy in an inhomogeneously broadened three-level system saturated by an intense standing wave," Phys. Rev. A 23, 1874-1892 (1981).

[CrossRef]

S. A. Babin, D. V. Churkin, E. V. Podivilov, V. V. Potapov, and D. A. Shapiro, "Splitting of the peak of electromagnetically induced transparency by the higher-order spatial harmonics of the atomic coherence," Phys. Rev. A 67, 043808 (2003).

[CrossRef]

F. Silva, J. Mompart, V. Ahufinger, and R. Corbalan, "Electromagnetically induced transparency with a standingwave drive in the frequency up-conversion regime," Phys. Rev. A 64, 033802 (2001).

[CrossRef]

F. Silva, J. Mompart, V. Ahufinger, and R. Corbalan, "Electromagnetically induced transparency in Dopplerbroadened three-level systems with resonant standing-wave drive," Europhys. Lett. 51, 286-292 (2000).

[CrossRef]

X. M. Su and B. S. Ham, "Dynamic control of the photonic band gap using quantum coherence," Phys. Rev. A 71, 013821 (2005).

[CrossRef]

P. R. S. Carvalho, L. E. E. de Araujo and J. W. R. Tabosa, "Angular dependence of an electromagnetically induced transparency resonance in a Doppler-broadened atomic vapor," Phys. Rev. A 70, 063818 (2004).

[CrossRef]

H. Wang, D. Goorskey, and M. Xiao, "Atomic coherence induced Kerr nonlinearity enhancement in Rb vapour," J. Mod. Opt. 49, 335-347 (2002).

[CrossRef]

H. Wang, D. Goorskey, and M. Xiao, "Enhanced Kerr nonlinearity via atomic coherence in a three-level atomic system," Phys. Rev. Lett. 87, 073601 (2001).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

J. Wang, Y. F. Zhu, K. J. Jiang, and M. S. Zhan, "Bichromatic electromagnitically induced transparency in cold rubidium atoms," Phys. Rev. A 68, 063810 (2003).

[CrossRef]

Y. F. Zhu, Q. L. Wu, A. Lezama, D. J. Gauthier, and T. W. Mossberg, "Resonance fluorescence of two-level atoms under strong bichromatic excitation," Phys. Rev. A 41, 6574-6576 (1990).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

A. W. Brown and M. Xiao, "All-optical switching and routing based on an electromagnetically induced absorption grating," Opt. Lett. 30, 699-701 (2005).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

A.W. Brown and M. Xiao, "Frequency detuning and power depedence of reflection from an electromagnetically induced absorption grating," J. Mod. Opt. 52, 2365-2371 (2003).

[CrossRef]

H. Wang, D. Goorskey, and M. Xiao, "Atomic coherence induced Kerr nonlinearity enhancement in Rb vapour," J. Mod. Opt. 49, 335-347 (2002).

[CrossRef]

H. Wang, D. Goorskey, and M. Xiao, "Enhanced Kerr nonlinearity via atomic coherence in a three-level atomic system," Phys. Rev. Lett. 87, 073601 (2001).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

H. Y. Ling, Y. Q. Li, and M. Xiao, "Electromagnetically induced grating: Homogeneously broadened medium," Phys. Rev. A 57, 1338-1344 (1998).

[CrossRef]

J. Wang, Y. F. Zhu, K. J. Jiang, and M. S. Zhan, "Bichromatic electromagnitically induced transparency in cold rubidium atoms," Phys. Rev. A 68, 063810 (2003).

[CrossRef]

J. Wang, Y. F. Zhu, K. J. Jiang, and M. S. Zhan, "Bichromatic electromagnitically induced transparency in cold rubidium atoms," Phys. Rev. A 68, 063810 (2003).

[CrossRef]

Y. F. Zhu, Q. L. Wu, A. Lezama, D. J. Gauthier, and T. W. Mossberg, "Resonance fluorescence of two-level atoms under strong bichromatic excitation," Phys. Rev. A 41, 6574-6576 (1990).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

M. Bajcsy, A. S. Zibrov, and M. D. Lukin, "Stationary pulses of light in an atomic medium," Nature 426, 638-641 (2003).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

F. E. Zimmer, A. Andre, M. D. Lukin, and M. Fleischhauer, "Coherent control of stationary light pulses," Opt. Commun. 264, 441-453 (2006).

[CrossRef]

F. Silva, J. Mompart, V. Ahufinger, and R. Corbalan, "Electromagnetically induced transparency in Dopplerbroadened three-level systems with resonant standing-wave drive," Europhys. Lett. 51, 286-292 (2000).

[CrossRef]

A.W. Brown and M. Xiao, "Frequency detuning and power depedence of reflection from an electromagnetically induced absorption grating," J. Mod. Opt. 52, 2365-2371 (2003).

[CrossRef]

H. Wang, D. Goorskey, and M. Xiao, "Atomic coherence induced Kerr nonlinearity enhancement in Rb vapour," J. Mod. Opt. 49, 335-347 (2002).

[CrossRef]

M. Bajcsy, A. S. Zibrov, and M. D. Lukin, "Stationary pulses of light in an atomic medium," Nature 426, 638-641 (2003).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

F. E. Zimmer, A. Andre, M. D. Lukin, and M. Fleischhauer, "Coherent control of stationary light pulses," Opt. Commun. 264, 441-453 (2006).

[CrossRef]

H. Y. Ling, Y. Q. Li, and M. Xiao, "Electromagnetically induced grating: Homogeneously broadened medium," Phys. Rev. A 57, 1338-1344 (1998).

[CrossRef]

M. Mitsunaga and N. Imoto, "Observation of an electromagnetically induced grating in cold sodium atoms," Phys. Rev. A 59, 4773-4776 (1999).

[CrossRef]

K. R. Hansen and K. Mølmer, "Trapping of light pulses in ensembles of stationary ??? atoms," Phys. Rev. A 75, 053802 (2007).

[CrossRef]

K. R. Hansen and K. Mølmer, "Stationary light pulses in ultra cold gases," Phys. Rev. A 75, 065804 (2007).

[CrossRef]

M. Fleischhauer and M. D. Lukin, "Quantum memory for photons: Dark-state polaritons," Phys. Rev. A 65, 022314 (2002).

[CrossRef]

X. M. Su and B. S. Ham, "Dynamic control of the photonic band gap using quantum coherence," Phys. Rev. A 71, 013821 (2005).

[CrossRef]

F. Silva, J. Mompart, V. Ahufinger, and R. Corbalan, "Electromagnetically induced transparency with a standingwave drive in the frequency up-conversion regime," Phys. Rev. A 64, 033802 (2001).

[CrossRef]

S. A. Babin, D. V. Churkin, E. V. Podivilov, V. V. Potapov, and D. A. Shapiro, "Splitting of the peak of electromagnetically induced transparency by the higher-order spatial harmonics of the atomic coherence," Phys. Rev. A 67, 043808 (2003).

[CrossRef]

E. Kyrola and R. Salomaa, "Probe spectroscopy in an inhomogeneously broadened three-level system saturated by an intense standing wave," Phys. Rev. A 23, 1874-1892 (1981).

[CrossRef]

B. J. Feldman and M. S. Feld, "Laser-induced line-narrowing effects in coupled Doppler-broadened transitions. II. Standing-wave features," Phys. Rev. A 5, 899-918 (1972).

[CrossRef]

J. Wang, Y. F. Zhu, K. J. Jiang, and M. S. Zhan, "Bichromatic electromagnitically induced transparency in cold rubidium atoms," Phys. Rev. A 68, 063810 (2003).

[CrossRef]

Y. F. Zhu, Q. L. Wu, A. Lezama, D. J. Gauthier, and T. W. Mossberg, "Resonance fluorescence of two-level atoms under strong bichromatic excitation," Phys. Rev. A 41, 6574-6576 (1990).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

Z. Ficek and H. S. Freedhoff, "Resonance-fluorescence and absorption spectra of two-level atom driven by a strong bichromatic field," Phys. Rev. A 48, 3092-3104 (1993).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

P. R. S. Carvalho, L. E. E. de Araujo and J. W. R. Tabosa, "Angular dependence of an electromagnetically induced transparency resonance in a Doppler-broadened atomic vapor," Phys. Rev. A 70, 063818 (2004).

[CrossRef]

M. Artoni, G. C. La Rocca, and F. Bassani, "Resonantly absorbing one-dimensional photonic crystals," Phys. Rev. E 72, 046604 (2005).

[CrossRef]

M. Fleischhauer and M. D. Lukin, "Dark-State polaritons in Electromagnetically induced transparency," Phys. Rev. Lett. 84, 5094-5097 (2000).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

A. Andre and M. D. Lukin, "Manipulating light pulses via dynamically controlled photonic band gap," Phys. Rev. Lett. 89, 143602 (2002).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

M. Artoni and G. C. La Rocca, "Optically tunable photonic stop bands in homogeneous absorbing media," Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 073905 (2006).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

H. Wang, D. Goorskey, and M. Xiao, "Enhanced Kerr nonlinearity via atomic coherence in a three-level atomic system," Phys. Rev. Lett. 87, 073601 (2001).

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