Two-Photon Laser Theory Near a Single-Photon Resonance

  • M. D. Reid
  • H. J. Carmichael
  • D. F. Walls
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A common theoretical approach to the treatment of two-photon transitions is to assume that the detunings from all single-photon resonances are large, and by this device eliminate all intermediate states.1–4 There is an advantage to be gained, however, by tuning near to a single-photon resonance.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. D. Reid
    • 1
  • H. J. Carmichael
    • 2
  • D. F. Walls
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsUniversity of AucklandAucklandNew Zealand
  2. 2.Department of PhysicsUniversity of ArkansasFayettevilleUSA
  3. 3.Physics DepartmentUniversity of WaikatoHamiltonNew Zealand

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