Double resonance self-induced transparency
C. R. Stroud, Jr. and D. A. Cardimona
Opt. Comm. 37, 221 (1981).
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An analytic solution is found for SIT with two co-propagating pulses which
are doubly resonant with two transitions sharing a common excited state.
The pulse shapes are the usual hyperbolic secants, but the areas are not 2
pi. This solution satisfied the atomic equations exactly for all
detunings and arbitrary relative amplitudes for the two pulses. The field
equations, however, place extra restrictions on the detunings for perfect
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