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Lecture 10 - Propagation of light in dielectric media
  • Fred Jendrzejewski
Fred Jendrzejewski
Kirchhoff-Institut für Physik
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Abstract

In this lecture we will study the propagation of light through a dielectric medium like atomic gases. We will see that it is characterized by the susceptibility and discuss the case of two-level atoms. This sets the stage for the laser.