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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 12 — Jun. 11, 2007
  • pp: 7182–7189

Generalized dressed and doubly-dressed multi-wave mixing

Yanpeng Zhang and Min Xiao  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 12, pp. 7182-7189 (2007)

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We present a theoretical treatment for generalized dressed and doubly-dressed multi-wave mixing processes. Co-existing four-wave mixing (FWM), six-wave mixing (SWM) and eight-wave mixing processes have been considered in a closed-cycle five-level system. Due to constructive interference of the secondarily-dressed and primarily-dressed excitation pathways, the FWM and SWM signals are greatly enhanced. The dually enhanced FWM channels are opened simultaneously. The dressing fields provide the energy for such large enhancement.

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OCIS Codes
(030.1670) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherent optical effects
(190.4380) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, four-wave mixing
(270.4180) Quantum optics : Multiphoton processes
(300.2570) Spectroscopy : Four-wave mixing
(320.7110) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: February 7, 2007
Revised Manuscript: May 13, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: May 14, 2007
Published: May 29, 2007

Yanpeng Zhang and Min Xiao, "Generalized dressed and doubly-dressed multi-wave mixing," Opt. Express 15, 7182-7189 (2007)

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