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Journal of the Optical Society of America B

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  • Vol. 11, Iss. 9 — Sep. 1, 1994
  • pp: 1544–1548

Highly non-steady-state regime of stimulated Brillouin scattering with an iodine laser

B. Králiková, J. Skála, P. Straka, and H. Turčičová  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 11, Issue 9, pp. 1544-1548 (1994)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.11.001544


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Abstract

The results achieved in a highly non-steady-state regime of stimulated Brillouin scattering with an iodine laser beam are presented. The input energy dependencies of beam divergence and reflected energy were obtained in one-lens and two-lens systems of beam insertion. In both cases the correction of the optical distortion of a launched beam wave front is attainable only for input energies lower than twice that of the threshold.

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B. Králiková, J. Skála, P. Straka, and H. Turčičová, "Highly non-steady-state regime of stimulated Brillouin scattering with an iodine laser," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 11, 1544-1548 (1994)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-11-9-1544


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