Experimental observation of spontaneous emission cancellation

Hui-Rong Xia, Cen-Yun Ye, Shi-Yao Zhu

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We report the first observation of spontaneous emission cancellation. The experiment was done in sodium dimers. The key designs in the experiment, which lead to the successful observation, are discussed and a comparison of the experimental results with the theoretical prediction is presented.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1032-1034
Number of pages3
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Aug 1996

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