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Laser-induced homogenization of light-diffusing media
Author(s): Vladimir L. Komolov; Sergey G. Przhibilskii; Valentin N. Smirnov
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Paper Abstract

We discuss different manifestations of the laser-induced homogenization (LIH) in the light-diffusing media - an abrupt decrease of the light diffusion in condensed media under the intensive light action. The key mechanisms of the LIH are discussed including the avalanche-like ones. We present the results of the simplest model, describing the LIH arising upon melting of a solid, when the abrupt drop of the light scattering occurs due to homogenization of optical properties of the medium.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 June 2001
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 4423, Nonresonant Laser-Matter Interaction (NLMI-10), (26 June 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.431211
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Vladimir L. Komolov, S.I. Vavilov State Optical Institute (Russia)
Sergey G. Przhibilskii, S.I. Vavilov State Optical Institute (Russia)
Valentin N. Smirnov, S.I. Vavilov State Optical Institute (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4423:
Nonresonant Laser-Matter Interaction (NLMI-10)

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