Abstract

Switching from opaque via transparent to a strongly amplifying state is shown to be possible for molecular media without a change in the noninverted population of their energy levels.

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2003 (2)

2000 (1)

J. Mompart and R. Corbalan, J. Opt. B: Quantum Semiclassical Opt. 2, R7 (2000).
[CrossRef]

1999 (1)

W. Kim, V. P. Safonov, V. M. Shalaev, and R. L. Armstrong, Phys. Rev. Lett. 82, 4811 (1999).
[CrossRef]

1970 (3)

T. Ya. Popova, A. K. Popov, S. G. Rautian, and R. I. Sokolovskii, Sov. Phys. JETP 30, 466 (1970), http://xxx.lanl.gov/abs/quant-ph/0005094.

T. Ya. Popova and A. K. Popov, J. Appl. Spectrosc. 12, 734 (1970), http://xxx.lanl.gov/abs/quant-ph/0005047.
[CrossRef]

T. Ya. Popova and A. K. Popov, Sov. Phys. J. 13, 1435 (1970), http://xxx.lanl.gov/abs/quant-ph/0005049.
[CrossRef]

1965 (2)

S. G. Rautian and P. L. Rubin, Opt. Spektrosk. 18, 326 (1965).

M. L. Sosinskii and E. N. Morozov, Opt. Spektrosk. 18, 510 (1965).

Armstrong, R. L.

W. Kim, V. P. Safonov, V. M. Shalaev, and R. L. Armstrong, Phys. Rev. Lett. 82, 4811 (1999).
[CrossRef]

Baertschy, M. D.

Bartels, R. A.

Beterov, I. M.

I. M. Beterov, “Investigation of nonlinear resonant interaction on optical fields in three-level gas laser,” Summary of Candidate Degree in Physics and Matter Dissertation (Institute of Semiconductor Physics, Novosibirsk, December, 1970), p. 16.

Corbalan, R.

J. Mompart and R. Corbalan, J. Opt. B: Quantum Semiclassical Opt. 2, R7 (2000).
[CrossRef]

Kapteyn, H. C.

Kim, W.

W. Kim, V. P. Safonov, V. M. Shalaev, and R. L. Armstrong, Phys. Rev. Lett. 82, 4811 (1999).
[CrossRef]

Mompart, J.

J. Mompart and R. Corbalan, J. Opt. B: Quantum Semiclassical Opt. 2, R7 (2000).
[CrossRef]

Morozov, E. N.

M. L. Sosinskii and E. N. Morozov, Opt. Spektrosk. 18, 510 (1965).

Murnane, M. M.

Popov, A. K.

T. Ya. Popova, A. K. Popov, S. G. Rautian, and R. I. Sokolovskii, Sov. Phys. JETP 30, 466 (1970), http://xxx.lanl.gov/abs/quant-ph/0005094.

T. Ya. Popova and A. K. Popov, J. Appl. Spectrosc. 12, 734 (1970), http://xxx.lanl.gov/abs/quant-ph/0005047.
[CrossRef]

T. Ya. Popova and A. K. Popov, Sov. Phys. J. 13, 1435 (1970), http://xxx.lanl.gov/abs/quant-ph/0005049.
[CrossRef]

Popova, T. Ya.

T. Ya. Popova and A. K. Popov, J. Appl. Spectrosc. 12, 734 (1970), http://xxx.lanl.gov/abs/quant-ph/0005047.
[CrossRef]

T. Ya. Popova and A. K. Popov, Sov. Phys. J. 13, 1435 (1970), http://xxx.lanl.gov/abs/quant-ph/0005049.
[CrossRef]

T. Ya. Popova, A. K. Popov, S. G. Rautian, and R. I. Sokolovskii, Sov. Phys. JETP 30, 466 (1970), http://xxx.lanl.gov/abs/quant-ph/0005094.

Rautian, S. G.

T. Ya. Popova, A. K. Popov, S. G. Rautian, and R. I. Sokolovskii, Sov. Phys. JETP 30, 466 (1970), http://xxx.lanl.gov/abs/quant-ph/0005094.

S. G. Rautian and P. L. Rubin, Opt. Spektrosk. 18, 326 (1965).

Rubin, P. L.

S. G. Rautian and P. L. Rubin, Opt. Spektrosk. 18, 326 (1965).

Safonov, V. P.

W. Kim, V. P. Safonov, V. M. Shalaev, and R. L. Armstrong, Phys. Rev. Lett. 82, 4811 (1999).
[CrossRef]

Shalaev, V. M.

W. Kim, V. P. Safonov, V. M. Shalaev, and R. L. Armstrong, Phys. Rev. Lett. 82, 4811 (1999).
[CrossRef]

Sokolovskii, R. I.

T. Ya. Popova, A. K. Popov, S. G. Rautian, and R. I. Sokolovskii, Sov. Phys. JETP 30, 466 (1970), http://xxx.lanl.gov/abs/quant-ph/0005094.

Sosinskii, M. L.

M. L. Sosinskii and E. N. Morozov, Opt. Spektrosk. 18, 510 (1965).

Stapelfeldt, H.

H. Stapelfeldt, Rev. Mod. Phys. 75, 543 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Terenin, A. N.

A. N. Terenin, Photonics of Dye Molecules and Allied Organic Compounds (Nauka, 1967) (in Russian).

Wagner, N. L.

Wyss, J.

J. Appl. Spectrosc. (1)

T. Ya. Popova and A. K. Popov, J. Appl. Spectrosc. 12, 734 (1970), http://xxx.lanl.gov/abs/quant-ph/0005047.
[CrossRef]

J. Opt. B: Quantum Semiclassical Opt. (1)

J. Mompart and R. Corbalan, J. Opt. B: Quantum Semiclassical Opt. 2, R7 (2000).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Lett. (1)

Opt. Spektrosk. (2)

S. G. Rautian and P. L. Rubin, Opt. Spektrosk. 18, 326 (1965).

M. L. Sosinskii and E. N. Morozov, Opt. Spektrosk. 18, 510 (1965).

Phys. Rev. Lett. (1)

W. Kim, V. P. Safonov, V. M. Shalaev, and R. L. Armstrong, Phys. Rev. Lett. 82, 4811 (1999).
[CrossRef]

Rev. Mod. Phys. (1)

H. Stapelfeldt, Rev. Mod. Phys. 75, 543 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Sov. Phys. J. (1)

T. Ya. Popova and A. K. Popov, Sov. Phys. J. 13, 1435 (1970), http://xxx.lanl.gov/abs/quant-ph/0005049.
[CrossRef]

Sov. Phys. JETP (1)

T. Ya. Popova, A. K. Popov, S. G. Rautian, and R. I. Sokolovskii, Sov. Phys. JETP 30, 466 (1970), http://xxx.lanl.gov/abs/quant-ph/0005094.

Other (2)

I. M. Beterov, “Investigation of nonlinear resonant interaction on optical fields in three-level gas laser,” Summary of Candidate Degree in Physics and Matter Dissertation (Institute of Semiconductor Physics, Novosibirsk, December, 1970), p. 16.

A. N. Terenin, Photonics of Dye Molecules and Allied Organic Compounds (Nauka, 1967) (in Russian).

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Figures (2)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Scaled amplification index α = α n g σ 0 versus alignment parameter p g = μ g E 0 k T at n m n g = 0.8 . (a) μ g μ m = 4 , (b) μ m μ g = 4 . The orientations of probe field E, molecule symmetry axis C, and control field E 0 are depicted in the insets.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Equal values of scaled amplification index α . (a) μ g μ m = 4 , E E 0 , (b) μ m μ g = 4 , E E 0 .

Equations (7)

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w m g = B E 2 F ( ω ) , B = 8 π d m g cos θ 2 2 .
α = σ 0 [ n m f m ( Θ , E 0 ) n g f g ( Θ , E 0 ) ] cos 2 θ d Θ .
U j ( Θ , E 0 ) = Σ i , k ( μ i j E 0 i + β i k j E 0 i E 0 i k ) .
f j ( θ 0 , E 0 ) = A j exp ( p j cos θ 0 ± q j cos 2 θ 0 ) ,
p j = μ j E 0 k T , q j = ( b 33 j b 11 j ) E 0 2 2 k T .
α σ 0 = n m L ( p m ) p m n g L ( p g ) p g ,
α σ 0 = n m [ 1 2 L ( p m ) p m ] n g [ 1 2 L ( p g ) p g ] ,

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