Suppression of CARS signal generation is demonstrated by equalization of the ground and Raman states via a control state in a theoretical investigation. Using donut-shaped control light fields for population transfer results in sub-diffraction-limited spatial resolution CARS microscopy.
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C. Cleff, P. Gross, C. Fallnich, H. L. Offerhaus, J. L. Herek, K. Kruse, W. Beeker, C. J. Lee, K. J. Boller, and S. Dobner, "Stimulated Emission Pumping Enabling Sub-Diffraction-Limited Spatial Resolution in CARS Microscopy," in Advanced Photonics Congress, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper JM5A.14.
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