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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 9 — May. 1, 2006
  • pp: 4188–4194

Brillouin precursor propagation in the THz region in Lorentz media

Xiaohui Ni and R. R. Alfano  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 9, pp. 4188-4194 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.14.004188


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Abstract

We numerically calculated the formation of Brillouin precursor in a single resonance Lorentz medium. The contribution from medium dispersion and absorption in the formation of Brillouin precursor is described. Numerical calculations show that Brillouin precursor can be observed for pulses in the THz region propagating in ZnTe.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(320.2250) Ultrafast optics : Femtosecond phenomena

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

History
Original Manuscript: February 16, 2006
Revised Manuscript: April 16, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: April 18, 2006
Published: May 1, 2006

Citation
Xiaohui Ni and R. R. Alfano, "Brillouin precursor propagation in the THz region in Lorentz media," Opt. Express 14, 4188-4194 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-9-4188


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