Study of the Rabi splitting at the 5P3/2→ 5D5/2,3/2transitions in the87Rb atom upon cascade excitation in a magnetooptical trap Academic Article uri icon


  • The level splitting appearing upon cascade excitation of the 5D 5/2 and 5D3/2 levels of the 87Rb atom in a magnetooptical trap is studied experimentally. The 5S5/2 and 5P 3/2 levels are coupled by a cooling laser field, the Rabi frequency being comparable with the rate of spontaneous decay of the 5P3/2 level. The experimental spectral profiles are compared with a theoretical model. © 2010 Kvantovaya Elektronika and Turpion Ltd.

author list (cited authors)

  • Akimov, A. V., Tereshchenko, E. O., Snigirev, S. A., Samokotin, A. Y., Sokolov, A. V., & Sorokin, V. N

complete list of authors

  • Akimov, AV||Tereshchenko, EO||Snigirev, SA||Samokotin, A Yu||Sokolov, AV||Sorokin, Vadim N

publication date

  • January 1, 2010 11:11 AM