Department of General Physics 1
St. Petersburg State University Department of Physics

Nikolai Rosanov: Parametric Doppler effect for optical waves and pulses

rosanovN.N. Rosanov, A.N. Shatsev, N.V. Vyssotina S.I.

Vavilov State Optical Institute, 199034 Saint-Petersburg, RussiaSaint-Petersburg State University of Information Technologies, Mechanics, and Optics, 197101 Saint-Petersburg, Russia


Considered is interaction of weak probe radiation, in the form of optical waves and pulses, with rapidly moving inhomogeneities induced in a nonlinear medium by strong laser pulses. Demonstrated are different regimes of interaction including reflection of probe radiation and its copropagation in the same direction as the incident radiation.

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