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  • Vol. 5, Iss. 12 — Dec. 1, 1980
  • pp: 516–518

Pulse compression by stimulated Brillouin scattering

David T. Hon  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 5, Issue 12, pp. 516-518 (1980)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.5.000516


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Abstract

A 20-nsec Nd:YAG laser pulse is compressed to a 2-nsec phase-conjugated pulse in a tapered glass tube filled with methane at 130 atm. A comparison with stimulated-Raman-scattering pulse compression is made. A semiclassical theory is proposed that agrees well with experimental results.

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History
Original Manuscript: August 25, 1980
Published: December 1, 1980

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David T. Hon, "Pulse compression by stimulated Brillouin scattering," Opt. Lett. 5, 516-518 (1980)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-5-12-516


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