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  • Vol. 17, Iss. 23 — Dec. 1, 1978
  • pp: 3815–3817

Role of relaxation in the resonant interaction of light pulses with matter

Bozena Ratajska and Arkadiusz H. Piekara  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 17, Issue 23, pp. 3815-3817 (1978)

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Conditions for obtaining maximal enhancement of optical lattice vibrations by a train of picosecond light pulses, including its dependence on the relaxation time of a material system, are found by using density matrix formalism.

© 1978 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: December 28, 1977
Published: December 1, 1978

Bozena Ratajska and Arkadiusz H. Piekara, "Role of relaxation in the resonant interaction of light pulses with matter," Appl. Opt. 17, 3815-3817 (1978)

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