Abstract

We investigate, both theoretically and experimentally, optical image cloning via electromagnetic induced absorption (EIA). We demonstrate the transfer of small 2D real images imprinted onto a strong coupling beam to a weak probe beam in a Rb vapor cell. We show through EIA that the coupling beam’s image is cloned beyond the usual diffraction, with a potential improvement in spatial resolution of the cloned image by a factor of three in comparison to that of the original coupling beam. Optical cloning through EIA is based on position selective nonlinear absorption, and it does not rely on spatial modulation of the refractive index.

© 2017 Optical Society of America

Full Article  |  PDF Article
OSA Recommended Articles
Sub-Doppler absorption narrowing in atomic vapor at two intense laser fields

Aleksandar J. Krmpot, Marina M. Mijailović, Bratimir M. Panić, Dragan V. Lukić, Aleksander G. Kovačević, Dejan V. Pantelić, and Branislav M. Jelenković
Opt. Express 13(5) 1448-1456 (2005)

On non-vanishing amplitude of Hanle electromagnetically induced absorption

M. M. Mijailović, J. Dimitrijević, A. J. Krmpot, Z. D. Grujić, B. M. Panić, D. Arsenović, D. V. Pantelić, and B. M. Jelenković
Opt. Express 15(3) 1328-1339 (2007)

Splitting of electromagnetically induced absorption signal in a five-level V-type atomic system

Khairul Islam, Amitava Bandyopadhyay, Bankim Chandra Das, Satyajit Saha, Sankar De, and Dipankar Bhattacharyya
J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 34(12) 2550-2557 (2017)

References

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Cited By

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Figures (6)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Figure files are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Equations (1)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Equations are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Metrics

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article level metrics are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription