Triply-resonant optical parametric oscillator by four-wave mixing with rubidium vapor inside an optical cavity

Xudong Yu; Min Xiao; Jing Zhang
January 2010
Applied Physics Letters;1/25/2010, Vol. 96 Issue 4, p041101
Academic Journal
We present an experimental demonstration of simultaneous above-threshold oscillations of the Stokes and anti-Stokes fields together with the single pumping beam with rubidium atoms inside an optical standing-wave cavity. The triple resonant conditions can be achieved easily by making use of the large dispersions due to two-photon transitions in the three-level atomic system. This work provides a way to achieve high efficient nonlinear frequency conversion and the generated bright Stokes and anti-Stokes cavity output beams are potential resource for applications in quantum information science.


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