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Similarity and difference between degenerate parametric oscillators and two-photon correlated-spontaneous-emission lasers
Author(s): Shi-Yao Zhu; Marlan O. Scully
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Paper Abstract

The degenerate parametric oscillator (DPO) is analyzed with the nonlinear material treated quantum mechanically. The source of squeezing in the DPO is the same as in the two-photon correlated-spontaneous-emission laser (CEL)--the level coherence. In this sense, they are similar. The amount of squeezing in DPO is the same as in the two-photon CEL at two-photon resonance, but the gain in DPO is usually much smaller than that in the two-photon CEL at two-photon resonance.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 September 1991
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1497, Nonlinear Optics and Materials, (1 September 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.46783
Show Author Affiliations
Shi-Yao Zhu, Univ. of New Mexico (United States)
Marlan O. Scully, Univ. of New Mexico (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1497:
Nonlinear Optics and Materials
Cyrus D. Cantrell; Charles M. Bowden, Editor(s)

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