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Title: Two-photon resonant four-wave mixing in a dressed atomic system: Polarization interference in a Doppler-broadened system

Abstract

We study dressed-atom two-photon resonant nondegenerate four-wave mixing (NFWM) in a Doppler-broadened system. It is found that there exists interference between the macroscopic field polarizations from different ensembles of atoms within the atomic velocity distribution. This polarization interference can cause significant modification of the NFWM spectra. We also show that two-photon resonant NFWM in dressed atoms can be employed as a new type of Doppler-free high-resolution Autler-Townes spectroscopy for measuring transition dipole moments between two highly excited atomic states.

Authors:
; ; ;  [1];  [2]
  1. Laboratory of Optical Physics, Beijing National Laboratory for Condensed Matter Physics, Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100080 (China)
  2. Department of Physics, Hebei University, Hebei, 071002 (China)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
20982181
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Physical Review. A; Journal Volume: 75; Journal Issue: 2; Other Information: DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevA.75.023805; (c) 2007 The American Physical Society; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
74 ATOMIC AND MOLECULAR PHYSICS; ATOMS; DIPOLE MOMENTS; DISTRIBUTION; DOPPLER BROADENING; EXCITED STATES; FREQUENCY MIXING; INTERFERENCE; MIXING; MODIFICATIONS; MULTI-PHOTON PROCESSES; OPTICS; PHOTON-ATOM COLLISIONS; PHOTONS; POLARIZATION; RESOLUTION; SPECTRA; SPECTROSCOPY

Citation Formats

Zuo, Zhanchun, Liu, Xia, Wu, Ling-An, Fu, Panming, and Sun, Jiang. Two-photon resonant four-wave mixing in a dressed atomic system: Polarization interference in a Doppler-broadened system. United States: N. p., 2007. Web. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVA.75.023805.
Zuo, Zhanchun, Liu, Xia, Wu, Ling-An, Fu, Panming, & Sun, Jiang. Two-photon resonant four-wave mixing in a dressed atomic system: Polarization interference in a Doppler-broadened system. United States. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVA.75.023805.
Zuo, Zhanchun, Liu, Xia, Wu, Ling-An, Fu, Panming, and Sun, Jiang. Thu . "Two-photon resonant four-wave mixing in a dressed atomic system: Polarization interference in a Doppler-broadened system". United States. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVA.75.023805.
@article{osti_20982181,
title = {Two-photon resonant four-wave mixing in a dressed atomic system: Polarization interference in a Doppler-broadened system},
author = {Zuo, Zhanchun and Liu, Xia and Wu, Ling-An and Fu, Panming and Sun, Jiang},
abstractNote = {We study dressed-atom two-photon resonant nondegenerate four-wave mixing (NFWM) in a Doppler-broadened system. It is found that there exists interference between the macroscopic field polarizations from different ensembles of atoms within the atomic velocity distribution. This polarization interference can cause significant modification of the NFWM spectra. We also show that two-photon resonant NFWM in dressed atoms can be employed as a new type of Doppler-free high-resolution Autler-Townes spectroscopy for measuring transition dipole moments between two highly excited atomic states.},
doi = {10.1103/PHYSREVA.75.023805},
journal = {Physical Review. A},
number = 2,
volume = 75,
place = {United States},
year = {Thu Feb 15 00:00:00 EST 2007},
month = {Thu Feb 15 00:00:00 EST 2007}
}