Accession Number : ADA185461

Title :   Interaction of Radiation with Matter: Atomic Collision Processes Occurring in the Presence of Radiation Fields.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Aug 77-31 Jul 87,

Corporate Author : NEW YORK UNIV NY DEPT OF PHYSICS

Personal Author(s) : Berman, P R

PDF Url : ADA185461

Report Date : 15 Sep 1986

Pagination or Media Count : 19

Abstract : Work is summarized in areas of: Laser Assisted Collisions; Velocity Changing collisions in Atomic Vapors; Coherent Transients; Collision Induced Extra Resonances; Breakdown of the Optical Bloch Equations; Saturation Spectroscopy; Dynamics of Two-and Three-level Atoms Interacting with Radiation Fields; Pulse Propagation. Keywords: Laser spectroscopy, Optical collisions, Radiative collisions, Two-level atom, Atomic coherence, Degenerate four-wave mixing, Saturation spectroscopy, Laser propagation,, Dressed atom, Photon echo, Bloch equations, Collision kernal, Collisions, Optical noise.

Descriptors :   *PARTICLE COLLISIONS, *ATOMIC PROPERTIES, *INTERACTIONS, *RADIATION CHEMISTRY, ATOMS, COLLISIONS, DYNAMICS, ECHOES, EQUATIONS, INTERACTIONS, LASERS, NOISE, OPTICAL PROPERTIES, PHOTONS, RADIATION, SATURATION, SPECTROSCOPY, THERMAL RADIATION, VELOCITY

Subject Categories : Radiation and Nuclear Chemistry
      Atomic and Molecular Physics and Spectroscopy

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE