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Conditions For The Spontaneous Generation Of Solitons In Stimulated Raman Scattering
Author(s): John C Englund; Charles M Bowden
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Paper Abstract

Quantum phase fluctuations may be amplified into large, sudden phase shifts in the Stokes field, which subsequently give rise to solitons in the pump intensity. Ensemble simulations indicate that increased dissipation due to collisional dephasing within the medium significantly increases the frequency of soliton generation. The statistical distribution of soliton heights and positions is described.

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Date Published: 8 April 1988
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0874, Nonlinear Optical Beam Manipulation, Beam Combining, and Atmospheric Propagation, (8 April 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.943857
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John C Englund, Southern Methodist University (United States)
Charles M Bowden, U.S. Army Missile Command (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0874:
Nonlinear Optical Beam Manipulation, Beam Combining, and Atmospheric Propagation
Robert A. Fisher, Editor(s)

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