OSA's Digital Library

Journal of the Optical Society of America B

Journal of the Optical Society of America B

| OPTICAL PHYSICS

  • Vol. 14, Iss. 6 — Jun. 1, 1997
  • pp: 1289–1294

Collision-induced quantum effects in four-wave mixing in a high-Q cavity

R. R. Puri and Aditi Ray  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 14, Issue 6, pp. 1289-1294 (1997)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.14.001289


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (232 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

The four-wave mixing susceptibility χ(3)(ω1, ω1, -ω2) of a system of two-level atoms driven by weak external fields of frequencies ω1 and ω2 in a high-Q cavity is evaluated in the presence of atomic collisions. That susceptibility exhibits resonances corresponding to dipole-allowed transitions between the first two excited manifolds of the dressed states and the ground state and also the collision-induced Bloembergen resonances. The resonances corresponding to transitions between the first two manifolds of excited states that characterize the quantum and nonlinear nature of the atom–field interaction are, however, flattened in the absence of collisions. The collisions thus induce the quantum effects in four-wave mixing in a high-Q cavity.

© 1997 Optical Society of America

Citation
R. R. Puri and Aditi Ray, "Collision-induced quantum effects in four-wave mixing in a high-Q cavity," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 14, 1289-1294 (1997)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-14-6-1289

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Figure files are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article level metrics are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited