publication . Preprint . Article . Other literature type . 2018

A vapor-cell atomic sensor for radio-frequency field detection using a polarization-selective field enhancement resonator

Anderson, D. A.; Paradis, E. G.; Raithel, G.;
Open Access English
  • Published: 13 Aug 2018
We present a hybrid atomic sensor that realizes radio-frequency electric field detection with intrinsic field enhancement and polarization selectivity for robust high-sensitivity field measurement. The sensor incorporates a passive resonator element integrated with an atomic vapor cell that provides enhancement and polarization selectivity of incident radio-frequency fields. The enhanced intra-cavity radio-frequency field is measured by atoms using a quantum-optical readout of AC level shifts of field-sensitive atomic Rydberg states. In our demonstration, we employ a split field-enhancement resonator embedded in a rubidium vapor cell to enhance and detect C-band...
arXiv: Physics::Atomic Physics
free text keywords: Physics - Applied Physics, Physics - Instrumentation and Detectors, Quantum Physics, Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous), Rydberg formula, symbols.namesake, symbols, Physics, Quantum optics, Electric field, Resonator, Rubidium, chemistry.chemical_element, chemistry, Atom, Polarization (waves), Optics, business.industry, business, Radio frequency
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