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  • Vol. 6, Iss. 3 — Mar. 1, 1989
  • pp: 373–377

Enhancement profile of phase conjugation in plasma by stimulated Brillouin scattering in a four-wave mixing scheme

A. Postan and Y. Ben-Aryeh  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 6, Issue 3, pp. 373-377 (1989)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.6.000373


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Abstract

A quantitative description of the enhancement gain profile of phase conjugation by four-wave mixing in plasma, based on stimulated Brillouin scattering, is presented. The Landau damping mechanism is taken into account, and general geometrical configurations are discussed.

© 1989 Optical Society of America

History
Original Manuscript: July 19, 1988
Manuscript Accepted: December 5, 1988
Published: March 1, 1989

Citation
A. Postan and Y. Ben-Aryeh, "Enhancement profile of phase conjugation in plasma by stimulated Brillouin scattering in a four-wave mixing scheme," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 6, 373-377 (1989)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-6-3-373


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