Robust and highly efficient discrimination of chiral molecules through three-mode parallel paths

  title={Robust and highly efficient discrimination of chiral molecules through three-mode parallel paths},
  author={Jin‐Lei Wu and Yan Wang and Jie Song and Yan Xia and S L Su and Yongyuan Jiang},
  journal={Physical Review A},
We propose to discriminate chiral molecules by combining one- and two-photon processes in a closed-loop configuration. The one-photon-coupling intrinsic $\ensuremath{\pi}$-phase difference between two enantiomers leads to their different superposition states, which is then followed by a two-photon process through three-mode parallel paths (3MPPs), enabling the discrimination of enantiomers by inducing their entirely different population distributions. The 3MPPs are constructed by ``chosen paths… 

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