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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 32, Iss. 13 — Jul. 1, 2007
  • pp: 1809–1811

Observation of a high Raman gain induced by a pulsed pump laser in a Λ system of three fine-structure levels

Myoung-Kyu Oh, Jai-Hyung Lee, and Kyungwon An  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 32, Issue 13, pp. 1809-1811 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.32.001809


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Abstract

We have observed a high Raman gain in a quasi-stationary state realized by a single strong-pulsed-pump laser. The Raman gain, originating from the population inversion in the dressed state picture, was as large as 1700% in a Λ system of three fine-structure levels of atomic samarium, corresponding to a gain cross section comparable with the linear absorption cross section for the same transition.

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OCIS Codes
(030.5260) Coherence and statistical optics : Photon counting
(300.3700) Spectroscopy : Linewidth
(300.6310) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, heterodyne

ToC Category:
Quantum Optics

History
Original Manuscript: March 9, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: April 26, 2007
Published: June 19, 2007

Citation
Myoung-Kyu Oh, Jai-Hyung Lee, and Kyungwon An, "Observation of a high Raman gain induced by a pulsed pump laser in a Λ system of three fine-structure levels," Opt. Lett. 32, 1809-1811 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-32-13-1809


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