Abstract

It is shown for the first time that under dynamic excitation of a coherent population trapping resonance in Rb vapours at different bichromatic pump modulation frequencies from a few tens of hertz and higher, the resonance is dramatically deformed as a result of emerging intensity oscillations of radiation transmitted through an Rb vapour cell. A significant change in the shape of the resonance under its dynamic excitation is confirmed experimentally and theoretically. A possible impact of the identified changes in the shape of the coherent population trapping resonance on the stability of an atomic clock is qualitatively discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)668-671
Number of pages4
JournalQuantum Electronics
Volume46
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016

Keywords

  • Coherent population trapping resonance
  • Ransient processes in the atomic system
  • Tomic clock
  • Ynamic excitation of the atomic system

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