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Efficient nonlinear wave-mixing processes via slow and fast light
Author(s): Yuri Rostovtsev
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Paper Abstract

The talk consists of two parts. In the first, we have demonstrated enhancement of nonlinear signals and suggested a new approach that extends Raman spectroscopy to media which has a high level of scattering. The stimulated Raman scattering has an advantage of relaxing phase-matching condition which is difficult or even impossible to meet under condition of strong scattering. The second topic is related to enhanced optico-mechanical coupling that occurs when the group velocity of light is ultra-slow. We show theoretically that, due to dragging of the light by the mechanical motion of the medium, it is possible to control phase-matching condition.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 February 2011
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 7949, Advances in Slow and Fast Light IV, 79490I (17 February 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.880800
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Yuri Rostovtsev, Univ. of North Texas (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7949:
Advances in Slow and Fast Light IV
Selim M. Shahriar; Philip R. Hemmer, Editor(s)

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