On enhancing spectral resolution via correlated spontaneous emission Academic Article uri icon


  • Correlated spontaneous emission from a single three-level atom in a cascade configuration can yield subnatural line narrowing beyond the usual radiative broadening. The effect is observed in the second-order coherence properties of the radiated field.

published proceedings


author list (cited authors)

  • Scully, M. O., Rathe, U. W., Su, C., & Agarwal, G. S.

citation count

  • 13

complete list of authors

  • Scully, MO||Rathe, UW||Su, C||Agarwal, GS

publication date

  • March 1997