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Journal of the Optical Society of America B

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  • Editor: Grover Swartzlander
  • Vol. 30, Iss. 8 — Aug. 1, 2013
  • pp: 2174–2181

Nonresonant parametric amplification of the spontaneous Brillouin–Rayleigh triplet resulting from two-photon absorption

Vladimir B. Karpov and Vladlen V. Korobkin  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 30, Issue 8, pp. 2174-2181 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.30.002174


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Abstract

The thin structures of stimulated Brillouin scattering (SBS) and stimulated temperature scattering (STS) spectral components caused by two-photon heating are analyzed theoretically. In contrast to the linear (single photon) case for two-photon heating, a Stokes SBS component exhibits the spectral shift depending on the pump intensity. Emergence of an anti-Stokes SBS component is possible when the pump intensity is sufficiently high so that the positive two-photon thermal gain may compensate for the negative electrostrictive gain. The spectral components of STS caused by linear or two-photon absorption (essentially different linear or two-photon STS-2) possess the same thin structures.

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OCIS Codes
(140.2180) Lasers and laser optics : Excimer lasers
(140.3610) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, ultraviolet
(190.2640) Nonlinear optics : Stimulated scattering, modulation, etc.
(190.4180) Nonlinear optics : Multiphoton processes
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: March 29, 2013
Revised Manuscript: May 31, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: June 2, 2013
Published: July 18, 2013

Citation
Vladimir B. Karpov and Vladlen V. Korobkin, "Nonresonant parametric amplification of the spontaneous Brillouin–Rayleigh triplet resulting from two-photon absorption," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 30, 2174-2181 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-30-8-2174


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