Sensitivity of Rydberg-atom receiver to frequency and amplitude modulation of microwaves

  title={Sensitivity of Rydberg-atom receiver to frequency and amplitude modulation of microwaves},
  author={Sebastian Bor'owka and Uliana Pylypenko and Mateusz Mazelanik and Michał Parniak},
  journal={Applied Optics},
: Electromagnetically induced transparency (EIT) in atomic systems involving Rydberg states is known to be a sensitive probe of incident microwave (MW) fields, in particular those resonant with Rydberg-to-Rydberg transitions. Here we propose an intelligible analytical model of Rydberg atomic receiver’s response to amplitude- (AM) and frequency-modulated (FM) signals, and compare it with experimental results: we present a setup that allows sending signals with either AM or FM and evaluating their… 

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