OSA's Digital Library

Optics Letters

Optics Letters

| RAPID, SHORT PUBLICATIONS ON THE LATEST IN OPTICAL DISCOVERIES

  • Vol. 26, Iss. 8 — Apr. 15, 2001
  • pp: 536–538

Pulsations induced by quantum interference in a microchip solid-state laser operating on a Λ transiton

Kenju Otsuka, Jing-Yuan Ko, Shin-ichi Higashihara, and Jyh-Long Chern  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 26, Issue 8, pp. 536-538 (2001)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.26.000536


View Full Text Article

Acrobat PDF (328 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

Self-induced pulsations that are associated with atomic interference have been found in a laser-diode-pumped LiNdP4O12 microchip laser with an intracavity KTP frequency-doubling crystal operating in a Λ scheme. The instability and peculiar pulsations that were observed have been verified by a linear stability analysis and numerical simulation of two-mode laser equations, including nonlinear absorptions of a purely quantum nature and spontaneous-emission noise.

© 2001 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.3480) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, diode-pumped
(140.3530) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, neodymium
(140.3580) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, solid-state
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
(270.3100) Quantum optics : Instabilities and chaos

Citation
Kenju Otsuka, Jing-Yuan Ko, Shin-ichi Higashihara, and Jyh-Long Chern, "Pulsations induced by quantum interference in a microchip solid-state laser operating on a Λ transiton," Opt. Lett. 26, 536-538 (2001)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-26-8-536


Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset

References

  1. O. Kocharovskaya, Phys. Rep. 219, 175 (1992).
  2. O. Kocharovskaya and Ya. I. Khanin, Pis'ma Zh. Eksp. Theor. Fiz. 48, 581 (1988) JETP Lett. 48, 630 (1988).
  3. S. E. Harris, Phys. Rev. Lett. 62, 1033 (1989).
  4. M. O. Scully, S.-Y. Zhu, and A. Gavrilides, Phys. Rev. Lett. 62, 2813 (1989).
  5. G. Kozyreff and P. Mandel, Phys. Rev. A 61, 033813 (2000).
  6. K. Otsuka, E. A. Viktorov, and P. Mandel, Europhys. Lett. 45, 307 (1999).
  7. T. Baer, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 3, 1175 (1986).
  8. C. L. Tang, H. Statz, and G. de Mars, J. Appl. Phys. 34, 2289 (1963).
  9. M. Saruwatari, K. Otsuka, S. Miyazawa, T. Yamada, and T. Kimura, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-13, 836 (1977).
  10. K. Otsuka, P. Mandel, and E. A. Viktorov, Phys. Rev. A 56, 3226 (1997).

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.


« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited