Nonstationary two-level resonance fluorescence
B. Renaud, R. M. Whitley, and C. R. Stroud, Jr.
J. Phys. B 10, 19 (1977).
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Analytic expressions are obtained for the spectrum of the light scattered
when a collimated atomic beam is illuminated at right angles to its path by
a CW monochromatic laser beam tuned to resonance with a two-level
transition. The spectra vary depending on the portion of the interaction
region from which the scattered light emanates. The spectrum of the light
from a finite sub-region of the interaction volume is described as a
function of the location and length of the sub-region, and of the intensity
and frequency of the laser. Several interesting features related to the
turn-on of the interaction as well as to the finite observation interval
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