Enhancement of the index of refraction via quantum coherence. Academic Article uri icon


  • Atoms prepared in a coherent superposition of a ground- (or excited-) state doublet can produce a large resonant index of refraction with vanishing absorption. 1991 The American Physical Society.

published proceedings

  • Phys Rev Lett

altmetric score

  • 3

author list (cited authors)

  • Scully, M. O.

citation count

  • 708

complete list of authors

  • Scully, MO

publication date

  • September 1991