Abstract

By using the Schenzle-Brewer model, in which the ground state of a two-level system also has a finite lifetime, it is shown that two pressure-induced extraresonant degenerate four-wave mixing signals are obtained. The first extra resonance is similar to that predicted and observed by Bogdan et al. [Opt. Lett. 6, 82, 348 (1981)]. It is characterized by a linewidth equal to the inverse lifetime of the upper state and appears only in the presence of collisional redistribution. The second extra resonance is characterized by a linewidth equal to the inverse lifetime of the ground state and does not depend on collisional redistribution for its appearance.

© 1983 Optical Society of America

Full Article  |  PDF Article
OSA Recommended Articles
Single-atom versus coherent pressure-induced extra resonances in four-photon processes

Victor Mizrahi, Yehiam Prior, and Shaul Mukamel
Opt. Lett. 8(3) 145-147 (1983)

Pressure-induced degenerate frequency resonance in four-wave light mixing

A. R. Bogdan, Y. Prior, and N. Bloembergen
Opt. Lett. 6(2) 82-83 (1981)

References

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Cited By

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Figures (3)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Figure files are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Equations (13)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Equations are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Metrics

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article level metrics are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription