Abstract

We present the results of what is to our knowledge the first experimental demonstration of a Faraday anomalous dispersion optical filter. This optical filter has a measured bandpass of 1 GHz, a transmission of 0.63, and an out-of-band rejection of 105.

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1990 (3)

M. Minden, Bruesselbach, Opt. Lett. 15, 384 (1990).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

T. M. Shay, D. F. Garcia, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 26, 1135 (1990).
[Crossref]

T. M. Shay, Opt. Commun. 77, 368 (1990).
[Crossref]

1989 (1)

1988 (2)

J. A. Gelbwachs, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 24, 1266 (1988).
[Crossref]

T. M. Shay, Y. C. Chung, Opt. Lett. 13, 443 (1988).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

1986 (1)

C. S. Liu, P. J. Chantry, C. L. Chen, Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng. 709, 132 (1986).

1982 (1)

P. Yeh, Opt. Commun. 21, 2069 (1982).
[Crossref]

1980 (1)

J. A. Gelbwachs, J. E. Wessel, IEEE Trans. Electron Devices ED-27, 99 (1980).
[Crossref]

1979 (2)

J. B. Marling, J. Nilsen, L. C. West, L. L. Wood, J. Appl. Phys. 50, 610 (1979).
[Crossref]

K. C. Smyth, R. A. Keller, F. F. Crim, Chem. Phys. Lett. 55, 466 (1979).
[Crossref]

1978 (1)

1972 (1)

D. M. Camm, F. L. Curzon, Can. J. Phys. 50, 2866 (1972).
[Crossref]

Bridges, W. B.

Bruesselbach,

Camm, D. M.

D. M. Camm, F. L. Curzon, Can. J. Phys. 50, 2866 (1972).
[Crossref]

Chan, Y. C.

Y. C. Chan, M. D. Tabat, J. A. Gelbwachs, Opt. Lett. 14,722 (1989).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

J. A. Gelbwachs, Y. C. Chan, in Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the IEEE Lasers and Electron-Optics Society (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Lasers and Electro-Optics Society, Piscataway, N.J., 1990), paper OS1.2.

Chantry, P. J.

C. S. Liu, P. J. Chantry, C. L. Chen, Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng. 709, 132 (1986).

Chen, C. L.

C. S. Liu, P. J. Chantry, C. L. Chen, Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng. 709, 132 (1986).

Chung, Y. C.

Crim, F. F.

K. C. Smyth, R. A. Keller, F. F. Crim, Chem. Phys. Lett. 55, 466 (1979).
[Crossref]

Curzon, F. L.

D. M. Camm, F. L. Curzon, Can. J. Phys. 50, 2866 (1972).
[Crossref]

Garcia, D. F.

T. M. Shay, D. F. Garcia, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 26, 1135 (1990).
[Crossref]

Gelbwachs, J. A.

Y. C. Chan, M. D. Tabat, J. A. Gelbwachs, Opt. Lett. 14,722 (1989).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

J. A. Gelbwachs, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 24, 1266 (1988).
[Crossref]

J. A. Gelbwachs, J. E. Wessel, IEEE Trans. Electron Devices ED-27, 99 (1980).
[Crossref]

J. A. Gelbwachs, Y. C. Chan, in Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the IEEE Lasers and Electron-Optics Society (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Lasers and Electro-Optics Society, Piscataway, N.J., 1990), paper OS1.2.

Keller, R. A.

K. C. Smyth, R. A. Keller, F. F. Crim, Chem. Phys. Lett. 55, 466 (1979).
[Crossref]

Liu, C. S.

C. S. Liu, P. J. Chantry, C. L. Chen, Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng. 709, 132 (1986).

Marling, J. B.

J. B. Marling, J. Nilsen, L. C. West, L. L. Wood, J. Appl. Phys. 50, 610 (1979).
[Crossref]

Minden, M.

Nilsen, J.

J. B. Marling, J. Nilsen, L. C. West, L. L. Wood, J. Appl. Phys. 50, 610 (1979).
[Crossref]

Shaw, J. F.

P. J. Titterton, J. F. Shaw, presented at the Eleventh DARPA Strategic Systems Symposium, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, Calif., October 1985.

Shay, T. M.

T. M. Shay, Opt. Commun. 77, 368 (1990).
[Crossref]

T. M. Shay, D. F. Garcia, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 26, 1135 (1990).
[Crossref]

T. M. Shay, Y. C. Chung, Opt. Lett. 13, 443 (1988).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

T. M. Shay, in Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Lasers and Electro-Optics Society, Piscataway, N.J., 1988), paper OS3.1.

Smyth, K. C.

K. C. Smyth, R. A. Keller, F. F. Crim, Chem. Phys. Lett. 55, 466 (1979).
[Crossref]

Tabat, M. D.

Titterton, P. J.

P. J. Titterton, J. F. Shaw, presented at the Eleventh DARPA Strategic Systems Symposium, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, Calif., October 1985.

Wessel, J. E.

J. A. Gelbwachs, J. E. Wessel, IEEE Trans. Electron Devices ED-27, 99 (1980).
[Crossref]

West, L. C.

J. B. Marling, J. Nilsen, L. C. West, L. L. Wood, J. Appl. Phys. 50, 610 (1979).
[Crossref]

Wood, L. L.

J. B. Marling, J. Nilsen, L. C. West, L. L. Wood, J. Appl. Phys. 50, 610 (1979).
[Crossref]

Yeh, P.

P. Yeh, Opt. Commun. 21, 2069 (1982).
[Crossref]

Can. J. Phys. (1)

D. M. Camm, F. L. Curzon, Can. J. Phys. 50, 2866 (1972).
[Crossref]

Chem. Phys. Lett. (1)

K. C. Smyth, R. A. Keller, F. F. Crim, Chem. Phys. Lett. 55, 466 (1979).
[Crossref]

IEEE J. Quantum Electron. (2)

T. M. Shay, D. F. Garcia, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 26, 1135 (1990).
[Crossref]

J. A. Gelbwachs, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 24, 1266 (1988).
[Crossref]

IEEE Trans. Electron Devices (1)

J. A. Gelbwachs, J. E. Wessel, IEEE Trans. Electron Devices ED-27, 99 (1980).
[Crossref]

J. Appl. Phys. (1)

J. B. Marling, J. Nilsen, L. C. West, L. L. Wood, J. Appl. Phys. 50, 610 (1979).
[Crossref]

J. Opt. Soc. Am. (1)

Opt. Commun. (2)

T. M. Shay, Opt. Commun. 77, 368 (1990).
[Crossref]

P. Yeh, Opt. Commun. 21, 2069 (1982).
[Crossref]

Opt. Lett. (3)

Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng. (1)

C. S. Liu, P. J. Chantry, C. L. Chen, Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng. 709, 132 (1986).

Other (4)

P. J. Titterton, J. F. Shaw, presented at the Eleventh DARPA Strategic Systems Symposium, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, Calif., October 1985.

J. A. Gelbwachs, Y. C. Chan, in Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the IEEE Lasers and Electron-Optics Society (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Lasers and Electro-Optics Society, Piscataway, N.J., 1990), paper OS1.2.

R. C. Weast, ed., CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, 62nd ed. (CRC, Boca Raton, Fla., 1981), pp. B-272–B-273.

T. M. Shay, in Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Lasers and Electro-Optics Society, Piscataway, N.J., 1988), paper OS3.1.

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Figures (3)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

(a) Partial term energy-level diagram of 85Rb. (b) Partial term energy-level diagram of 87Rb.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Schematic diagram of the experimental setup.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

FADOF transmission versus frequency. The transmission peaks occur for frequencies that have their polarizations rotated by 90°.

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log 10 N = 15.88253 - 4529.635 T + 0.00058663 T - 3.99138 log 10 T + 18.985.
I T = I I 4 { exp ( - k + L ) + exp ( - k - L ) + 2 cos ( 2 θ - π ) × exp [ - ( k + + k - ) L / 2 ] }
EENB = i = 1 N T i B W i / T p max ,

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