Heterodyne spectral interferometry for multidimensional nonlinear spectroscopy of individual quantum systems

Wolfgang Langbein, Brian Patton

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Abstract

A novel implementation of transient nonlinear spectroscopy is presented that allows the study of the transient nonlinear polarization emitted from individual electronic transitions. Both the amplitude and the phase of the polarization are retrieved, permitting the implementation of multidimensional spectroscopy in the excitation pulse delays. The technique is shown to detect mutual coherent coupling in a group of individual, localized excitonic transitions.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1151-1153
Number of pages3
JournalOptics Letters
Volume31
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 20 Jan 2006

Keywords

  • nonlinear spectroscopy
  • transient nonlinear polarization
  • interference
  • phase shift

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