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Journal of the Optical Society of America B

Journal of the Optical Society of America B


  • Editor: G. I. Stegeman
  • Vol. 23, Iss. 8 — Aug. 1, 2006
  • pp: 1615–1619

Influence of a repump laser on a nearly degenerate four-wave-mixing spectrum in atomic vapors

Wei Jiang, Qun-feng Chen, Yong-sheng Zhang, and G.-C. Guo  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 23, Issue 8, pp. 1615-1619 (2006)

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The influence of a repump laser on a nearly degenerate four-wave-mixing (ND-FWM) spectrum was investigated. We found the amplitude and the line shape of the NDFWM depended strongly on the detuning of the repump field. A five-peak structure was observed, and at some certain repump detuning a dip appeared at the central peak. A rough analysis was proposed to explain this effect.

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OCIS Codes
(140.5560) Lasers and laser optics : Pumping
(190.4380) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, four-wave mixing

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: January 9, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: March 17, 2006

Wei Jiang, Qun-feng Chen, Yong-sheng Zhang, and G.-C. Guo, "Influence of a repump laser on a nearly degenerate four-wave-mixing spectrum in atomic vapors," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 23, 1615-1619 (2006)

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