Low-distortion slow light using two absorption resonances

  title={Low-distortion slow light using two absorption resonances},
  author={Ryan M. Camacho and Michael Vern Pack and John C. Howell},
  journal={Physical Review A},
We consider group delay and broadening using two strongly absorbing and widely spaced resonances. We derive relations which show that very large pulse bandwidths coupled with large group delays and small broadening can be achieved. Unlike single resonance systems, the dispersive broadening dominates the absorptive broadening which leads to a dramatic increase in the possible group delay. We show that the double resonance systems are excellent candidates for realizing all-optical delay lines. We… 

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