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Journal of the Optical Society of America B

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  • Editor: Grover Swartzlander
  • Vol. 30, Iss. 9 — Sep. 1, 2013
  • pp: 2563–2569

Evidence of Autler–Townes splitting in fluorescence and six-wave mixing with multi-electromagnetically induced transparency

Gaoping Huang, Yiqi Zhang, Zhaoyang Zhang, Xin Yao, Junling Che, Huaibin Zheng, and Yanpeng Zhang  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 30, Issue 9, pp. 2563-2569 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.30.002563


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Abstract

For the first time, we present the comparison of Autler–Townes (AT) splitting in fluorescence and six-wave mixing (SWM) signals with electromagnetically induced transparency (EIT). With the detunings of the generating or external-dressing fields scanned, the two signals are distinguished theoretically and investigated experimentally. The EIT separation and AT splitting in fluorescence and SWM can be controlled by a phase determined by the angle in between the incident beams. These phenomena also can be modulated by the incident beam powers. In particular, the anti-AT splitting representing the vanishing tendency of secondary AT splitting is observed.

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OCIS Codes
(020.1670) Atomic and molecular physics : Coherent optical effects
(060.5060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Phase modulation
(190.4380) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, four-wave mixing
(260.2510) Physical optics : Fluorescence

ToC Category:
Physical Optics

History
Original Manuscript: June 20, 2013
Revised Manuscript: August 6, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: August 8, 2013
Published: August 30, 2013

Citation
Gaoping Huang, Yiqi Zhang, Zhaoyang Zhang, Xin Yao, Junling Che, Huaibin Zheng, and Yanpeng Zhang, "Evidence of Autler–Townes splitting in fluorescence and six-wave mixing with multi-electromagnetically induced transparency," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 30, 2563-2569 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-30-9-2563


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