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Journal of the Optical Society of America B


  • Editor: Henry van Driel
  • Vol. 27, Iss. 5 — May. 1, 2010
  • pp: 863–875

Coexisting Brillouin, Rayleigh, and Raman-enhanced four-wave mixings

Yan Zhao, Zhiqiang Nie, Yanpeng Zhang, Changbiao Li, Chenzhi Yuan, Xiaoning Li, Ruimin Wang, Keqing Lu, and Chenli Gan  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 27, Issue 5, pp. 863-875 (2010)

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The coexisting Rayleigh and Brillouin attosecond sum-frequency polarization beats (ASPBs) and the coexisting Raman, Rayleigh, and Brillouin ASPBs have also been investigated via homodyne and heterodyne detections, respectively. The Raman, Rayleigh, and Brillouin-enhanced four-wave mixing processes strongly compete with each other in ASPBs. The heterodyne-detected signal of ASPBs offers the phase dispersion of the third-order nonlinear susceptibility in the homogeneous broadening material.

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OCIS Codes
(030.1640) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherence
(030.6600) Coherence and statistical optics : Statistical optics
(190.4380) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, four-wave mixing
(300.6290) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, four-wave mixing
(320.7110) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics

ToC Category:
Coherence and Statistical Optics

Original Manuscript: December 1, 2009
Revised Manuscript: February 18, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: February 22, 2010
Published: April 6, 2010

Yan Zhao, Zhiqiang Nie, Yanpeng Zhang, Changbiao Li, Chenzhi Yuan, Xiaoning Li, Ruimin Wang, Keqing Lu, and Chenli Gan, "Coexisting Brillouin, Rayleigh, and Raman-enhanced four-wave mixings," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 27, 863-875 (2010)

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