Yavuz Lab

Journal Articles


Coherent Magnetic Response at Optical Frequencies Using Atomic Transitions

N. R. Brewer, Z. N. Buckholtz, Z. J. Simmons, E. A. Mueller, and D. D. Yavuz
Phys. Rev. X 7, 011005 (2017) [pdf]

Large Sample Superradiance and Fault-Tolerant Quantum Computation
D. D. Yavuz and Ben Lemberger
arXiv:1511.06336 (2015) [pdf]

Localization of Atomic Excitation Beyond the Diffraction Limit Using Electromagnetically Induced Transparency
J. A. Miles, D. Das, Z. J. Simmons, and D. D. Yavuz
Phys. Rev. A 92, 033838 (2015) [pdf]

Continuous-Wave Molecular Modulation Using a High-Finesse Cavity
D. C. Gold, J. J. Weber, and D. D. Yavuz
Appl. Sci. 4, 498-514 (2014) [pdf]

Superradiance as a source of collective decoherence in quantum computers
D. D. Yavuz
J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 31, 2665-2670 (2014) [pdf]

Left-handed electromagnetic waves in materials with induced polarization and magnetization
D. D. Yavuz and N. R. Brewer
Phys. Rev. A 90 063807 (2014) [pdf]

Suppression of inhomogeneous broadening using the ac Stark shift
D. D. Yavuz, N. R. Brewer, J. A. Miles, and Z. J. Simmons
Phys. Rev. A 88 063836 (2013) [pdf]

Subwavelength localization of atomic excitation using electromagnetically induced transparency
J. A. Miles, Z. J. Simmons, and D. D. Yavuz
Phys. Rev. X
3, 031014 (2013) [pdf]

Broadband spectrum generation using continuous-wave Raman scattering
J. J. Weber and D. D. Yavuz
Optics Letters 38 2449 (2013) [pdf]

Tunable source of terahertz radiation using molecular modulation
D. D. Yavuz and J. J. Weber
Optics Letters 37 4191 (2012) [pdf]

Optical imaging with nanoscale resolution using optical nonlinearities and spatiotemporal modulation
D. D. Yavuz and Z. J. Simmons
Phys. Rev. A 86 013817 (2012) [pdf]

Refractive index enhancement with vanishing absorption in short, high-density vapor cells
Z. J. Simmons, N. A. Proite, J. Miles, D. E. Sikes, and D. D. Yavuz
Phys. Rev. A 85 053810 (2012) [pdf]

17 THz Continuous-Wave Optical Modulator
J. J. Weber, J. T. Green, D. D. Yavuz
Phys. Rev. A 85 013805 (2012) [pdf]

Negative refraction using Raman transitions and Chirality
D. E. Sikes and D. D. Yavuz
Phys. Rev. A 84 053836 (2011) [pdf]

Toward Synthesis of Arbitrary Optical Waveforms
D. D. Yavuz
Science 331 1142 (2011) [pdf]

Observation of atomic localization using Electromagnetically Induced Transparency
N. A. Proite, Z. J. Simmons, and D. D. Yavuz
Phys. Rev. A 83 041803(R) (2011) [pdf]

Continuous-wave, multiple-order rotational Raman generation in molecular deuterium
J. T. Green, J. J. Weber, and D. D. Yavuz
Optics Letters 36, 897 (2011) [pdf]

Continuous-Wave Light Modulation at Molecular Frequencies
J. T. Green, J. J. Weber, and D. D. Yavuz
Phys. Rev. A 82 011805(R) (2010) [pdf]

Negative Refraction with Low Absorption using Raman Transitions with Magneto-Electric Coupling
D. E. Sikes and D. D. Yavuz
Phys. Rev. A 82 011806(R) (2010) [pdf]

Conditional phase shifter in refractive index enhancement scheme
D. E. Sikes and D. D. Yavuz
Optics Communications 283, 556 (2010)

Giant Kerr nonlinearities using refractive-index enhancement
D. D. Yavuz and D. E. Sikes
Phys. Rev. A 81 035804 (2010) [pdf]

Continuous-wave, high-power rotational Raman generation in molecular Deuterium
J. T. Green, D. E. Sikes, and D. D. Yavuz
Optics Letters 34 2563 (2009) [pdf]

Nanoscale Optical Traps using Atomic State Localization
D. D. Yavuz, N. A. Proite, J. T. Green
Phys. Rev. A 79 055401 (2009) [pdf]

Far-off resonance conditional phase-shifter using the ac Stark shift
N. A. Proite, D. D. Yavuz
Optics Communications 282, 3275 (2009) [pdf]

Noise in Refractive Index Enhancement
D. D. Yavuz, N. A. Proite
Phys. Rev. A 78, 053811 (2008) [pdf]

Refractive Index Enhancement with Vanishing Absorption in an Alkali Vapor Cell
N. A. Proite, B. E. Unks, J. T. Green, and D. D. Yavuz
Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 147401 (2008) [pdf]

Observation of Raman self-focusing in an alkali vapor cell
N. A. Proite, B. E. Unks, J. T. Green, and D. D. Yavuz
Phys. Rev. A 77, 023819 (2008) [pdf]

Nanoscale Resolution Fluorescence Microscopy Using Electromagnetically Induced Transparency
D. D. Yavuz and N. A. Proite
Phys. Rev. A 76, 041802(R) (2007) [pdf]

Generation of High Power Laser Light with Gigahertz Splitting
B. E. Unks, N. A. Proite, D. D. Yavuz
Rev. Sci. Instrum. 78, 083108 (2007) [pdf]
 

High Frequency Modulation of Continuous-Wave Laser Beams Using Maximally Coherent Molecules
D. D. Yavuz
Phys. Rev. A 76, 011805(R) (2007) [pdf]

Spatial Raman Solitons in Far-off Resonant Atomic Systems
D. D. Yavuz
Phys. Rev. A 75, 041802(R) (2007) [pdf]

Electromagnetically Induced Transparency with Broadband Laser Pulses
D. D. Yavuz
Phys. Rev. A 75, 031801(R) (2007) [pdf]

Femtosecond All-Optical Switch Using Two-photon Absorption
D. D. Yavuz
Phys. Rev. A 74, 053804 (2006) [pdf]

Refractive Index Enhancement in a Far-off Resonant Atomic System
D. D. Yavuz
Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 223601 (2005) [pdf]

Single Photon Swap Gate Using Electromagnetically Induced Transparency
D. D. Yavuz
Phys. Rev. A 71, 053816 (2005) [pdf]


Collaborations

Observation of Rydberg blockade between two atoms
E. Urban, T. A. Johnson, T. Henage, L. Isenhower, D. D. Yavuz, T. G. Walker, and M. Saffman
Nature Phys. 5, 110 (2009)

Rabi oscillations between ground and Rydberg states with dipole-dipole atomic interactions
T. A. Johnson, E. Urban, T. Henage, L. Isenhower, D. D. Yavuz, T. G. Walker, and M. Saffman
Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 113003 (2008) [pdf]

Fast Ground State Manipulation of Neutral Atoms in Microscopic Optical Traps
D. D. Yavuz, P. B. Kulatunga, E. Urban, T. A. Johnson, N. Proite, T. Henage, T. G. Walker, and M. Saffman
Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 063001 (2006) [pdf]

The Ultrafast Physics at the Frontier
M. Y. Shverdin, D. R. Walker, D. D. Yavuz, S. Goda, G. Y. Yin, and S. E. Harris
Photonics Spectra 39, 92 (2005)

Generation of a Single-Cycle Optical Pulse
M. Y. Shverdin, D. R. Walker, D. D. Yavuz, G. Y. Yin, and S. E. Harris
Phys. Rev. Lett. 94, 033904 (2005) [pdf]

Generation and Control of Femtosecond Pulses by Molecular Modulation
A. V. Sokolov, M. Y. Shverdin, D. R.Walker, D. D. Yavuz, A. M. Burzo, G. Y. Yin, and S. E. Harris
J. Mod. Opt. 52, 285 (2005)

Elimination of Feshbach Loss in a Bose-Einstein Condensate
D. D. Yavuz
Opt. Commun. 234, 253 (2004) [pdf]

(2+1)D Stable Spatial Raman Solitons
M. Y. Shverdin, D. D. Yavuz, and D. R. Walker
Phys. Rev. A 69, 031801(R) (2004) [pdf]

Quasi-periodic Raman Technique for Ultrashort Pulse Generation
D. D. Yavuz, D. R.Walker, M. Y. Shverdin, G. Y. Yin, and S. E. Harris
Phys. Rev. Lett. 91, 233602 (2003) [pdf]

A Quasi-periodic Approach for Femtosecond Pulse Generation
D. R. Walker, D. D. Yavuz, M. Y. Shverdin, G. Y. Yin, and S. E. Harris
Optics and Photonics News 47, 46 (2003) [pdf]

Spatial Raman Solitons
D. D. Yavuz, D. R. Walker, and M. Y. Shverdin
Phys. Rev.A 67, 041803(R) (2003) [pdf]

Raman Self-Focusing at Maximum Coherence
D. R. Walker, D. D. Yavuz, M. Y. Shverdin, G. Y. Yin, A. V. Sokolov, and S. E. Harris
Opt. Lett. 27, 2094 (2002) [pdf]

Rotational Raman Generation with Near Unity Conversion Efficiency
D. D. Yavuz, D. R.Walker, G. Y. Yin, and S. E. Harris
Opt. Lett. 27, 769 (2002) [pdf]

Raman Technique for Single Cycle Pulses
S. E. Harris, D. R. Walker, and D. D. Yavuz
Phys. Rev. A 65, 021801(R) (2002) [pdf]

Raman Technique for Femtosecond Pulse Generation
S. E. Harris, A. V. Sokolov, D. R. Walker, D. D. Yavuz, and G. Y. Yin
In Laser Physics at the Limit, pp. 355-365, edited by H. Figger, D. Meschede, and C. Zimmerman (2002)

Optical Frequency Conversion by a Rotating Molecular Waveplate
A. V. Sokolov, Scott Sharpe, M. Y. Shverdin, D. R. Walker, D. D. Yavuz, G. Y. Yin,and S. E. Harris
Opt. Lett. 26, 728 (2001) [pdf]

Collinear Light Scattering Using Electromagnetically Induced Transparency
S. E. Harris, A. V. Sokolov, D. R. Walker, D. D. Yavuz, and G. Y. Yin
In Atomic Physics 17, pp.189-203, edited by E. Arimondo, P. DeNatale, and M. Inguscio (2001)

Femtosecond Light Source for Phase-Controlled Multi-Photon Ionization
A. V. Sokolov, D. R. Walker, D. D. Yavuz, G. Y. Yin, and S. E. Harris
Phys. Rev. Lett. 87, 33402 (2001) [pdf]

Light Modulation at Molecular Frequencies
A. V. Sokolov, D. D. Yavuz, D. R.Walker, G. Y. Yin, and S. E. Harris
Phys. Rev. A. 63, 051801(R) (2001) [pdf]

Raman Generation by Phased and Anti-Phased Molecular States
A. V. Sokolov, D. R. Walker, D. D. Yavuz, G. Y. Yin, and S. E. Harris
Phys. Rev. Lett. 85, 562 (2000) [pdf]

Eigenvectors of a Raman Medium
D. D. Yavuz, A. V. Sokolov, and S. E. Harris
Phys. Rev. Lett. 84, 75 (2000) [pdf]

Subfemtosecond Pulse Generation by Rotational Molecular Modulation
A. V. Sokolov, D. D. Yavuz, and S. E. Harris
Opt. Lett. 24, 557 (1999) [pdf]


Theses

Localization of Atomic Excitation Beyond the Diffraction Limit Using Electromagnetically Induced Transparency

J. A. Miles
Ph. D. Thesis, 2015 [pdf]


Progress Toward a Negative Refractive Index in an Atomic System: Spectroscopy and Simulations of a Rare-Earth Doped Crystal
Z. J. Simmons
Ph. D. Thesis, 2015 [pdf]

Continuous-Wave Light Modulation Using Stimulated Raman Scattering
J. J. Weber
Ph.D. Thesis, 2014 [pdf]

Theoretical Schemes for Negative Refraction and Enhanced Refractive Index in Atomic Systems
D. E. Sikes
Ph.D. Thesis, 2012 [pdf]

Refractive Index Enhancement and Atomic State Localization in Rubidium
N. A. Proite
Ph.D. Thesis, 2011 [pdf]

Optical Cavity-Based Continuous-Wave Raman Generation
J. T. Green
Ph.D. Thesis, 2010 [pdf]

Development, Implementation and Evaluation of Narrow Linewidth External Cavity Diode Lasers for Use in Raman Generation Experiments
J. W. Henry
Masters Thesis, 2009 [pdf]