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  • Vol. 19, Iss. 5 — May. 1, 2002
  • pp: 1185–1188

Phase control of light amplification with dynamically irreversible pathways of population transfer in a Λ system

Shi Yuan, Jin-Hui Wu, Jin-Yue Gao, and Chun-Liu Pan  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 19, Issue 5, pp. 1185-1188 (2002)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.19.001185


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Abstract

We use the relative phase of two coherent fields for the control of light amplification with dynamically irreversible pathways of population transfer in a Λ system. The population inversion and gain with dynamically irreversible pathways of population transfer are shown as the relative phase is varied. We support our results by numerical calculation and analytical explanation.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3460) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers
(260.2510) Physical optics : Fluorescence
(260.3160) Physical optics : Interference
(270.1670) Quantum optics : Coherent optical effects
(270.3430) Quantum optics : Laser theory

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Shi Yuan, Jin-Hui Wu, Jin-Yue Gao, and Chun-Liu Pan, "Phase control of light amplification with dynamically irreversible pathways of population transfer in a Λ system," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 19, 1185-1188 (2002)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-19-5-1185


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