Journal Article Frequency dependence of coherently amplified two-photon emission from hydrogen molecules

Hara, Hideaki  ,  Miyamoto, Yuki  ,  Hiraki, Takahiro  ,  Masuda, Takahiko  ,  Sasao, Noboru  ,  Uetake, Satoshi  ,  Yoshimi, Akihiro  ,  Yoshimura, Koji  ,  Yoshimura, Motohiko

96 ( 6 )  , p.063827 , 2017-12 , American Physical Society
We investigate how the efficiency of coherently amplified two-photon emission depends on the frequency of one of the two emitted photons, namely the signal photon. This is done over the wavelength range of 5.048-10.21 mu m by using the vibrational transition of parahydrogen. The efficiency increases with the frequency of the signal photon. Considering experimental errors, our results are consistent with the theoretical prediction for the present experimental conditions. This study is an experimental demonstration of the frequency dependence of coherently amplified two-photon emission, and also presents its potential as a light source.

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