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  • Vol. 15, Iss. 4 — Apr. 1, 1998
  • pp: 1309–1314

Inertial model for stimulated Raman scattering inducing chaotic dynamics

Antonio Picozzi, Carlos Montes, Jean Botineau, and Eric Picholle  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 15, Issue 4, pp. 1309-1314 (1998)

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Because the material time response of silica is very short (∼75 fs), it is neglected in most models of stimulated Raman scattering in optical fibers as soon as the characteristic pulse width involved in the interaction lies in the picosecond range. We discuss these models and the relevance of this approximation when both a pump and a Stokes wave are distinguishable. We show that the material excitation is resonantly coupled to the optical fields and thus can be responsible for chaotic dynamics, even in the picosecond regime, for strong pump power.

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OCIS Codes
(190.3100) Nonlinear optics : Instabilities and chaos
(190.3270) Nonlinear optics : Kerr effect
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(190.5650) Nonlinear optics : Raman effect
(190.5890) Nonlinear optics : Scattering, stimulated

Antonio Picozzi, Carlos Montes, Jean Botineau, and Eric Picholle, "Inertial model for stimulated Raman scattering inducing chaotic dynamics," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 15, 1309-1314 (1998)

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