Optimal control of optical pulse propagation in a medium of three-level systems

Ningjun Wang, Herschel Rabitz

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Abstract

We develop an optimal control technique (OCT) in order to design a secondary optical pulse that can control the propagation of an arbitrary primary optical pulse in a medium consisting of three-level systems. The output primary pulse shape can be manipulated by designing the shape of the secondary pulse. The OCT is shown to be better than the earlier proposed pulse schemes for protecting the magnitude and shape of the primary pulse from reshaping by the medium.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R17-R20
JournalPhysical Review A
Volume52
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1995

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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