Transfer of photon statistics in a Raman laser

S. Rebić*, A. S. Parkins, D. F. Walls

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Abstract

We calculate the efficiency of transfer of photon statistics from an intensity squeezed pump field to the Stokes field in a cw Raman laser. The Raman gain medium is modelled as a three level atomic system in a A-configuration. We discuss the optimum detuning from the excited atomic level to give the maximum signal to noise ratio in the output Stokes field.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)426-434
Number of pages9
JournalOptics Communications
Volume156
Issue number4-6
Publication statusPublished - 15 Nov 1998

Keywords

  • Nonlinearity
  • Photon statistics
  • Quantum optics
  • Raman laser

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