Four-wave mixing in a ring cavity

  title={Four-wave mixing in a ring cavity},
  author={Eugeniy Mikhailov and Jesse Evans and Dmitry Budker and Simon Rochester and Irina Novikova},
  journal={Optical Engineering},
Abstract. We investigate a four-wave-mixing process in an N interaction scheme in Rb vapor placed inside a low-finesse ring cavity. We observe strong amplification and generation of a probe signal, circulating in the cavity, in the presence of two strong optical pump fields. We study the variations in probe field gain and dispersion as functions of experimental parameters with an eye on the potential application of such a system for enhanced rotation measurements. Density-matrix calculations… 
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