8 April 1988 Stokes--Anti-Stokes Gain Suppression In The Transient Regime
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Proceedings Volume 0874, Nonlinear Optical Beam Manipulation, Beam Combining, and Atmospheric Propagation; (1988) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.943838
Event: 1988 Los Angeles Symposium: O-E/LASE '88, 1988, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Analytic and numerical solutions are presented of the equations describing the propagation of several pulses of different frequencies through a Raman medium. The transient case is treated, and the analysis includes Stokes, pump, and anti-Stokes frequency components. An analytic solution is found that describes the phenomenon of gain suppression in the case of perfect phase matching, Ak=0. For nonzero values of Ak, numerical solutions show that the transient gain coefficient follows a scaling rule analogous to the result known from the steady-state limit. Stokes amplification is suppressed for Ak=0 but reappears rapidly in the transient case as phase matching is lost.
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A P Hickman, A P Hickman, W K Bischel, W K Bischel, } "Stokes--Anti-Stokes Gain Suppression In The Transient Regime", Proc. SPIE 0874, Nonlinear Optical Beam Manipulation, Beam Combining, and Atmospheric Propagation, (8 April 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.943838; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.943838


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