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Stability Of Laser Beams In A Structured Environment
Author(s): M J Keskinen; Y C Lee
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Paper Abstract

Parametric instabilities of laser radiation in a structured space plasma environment have been surveyed. We compute approximate thresholds and growth rates for stimulated Raman scattering, stimulated Brillouin scattering, stimulated Compton scattering, and modulation/filamentation processes.

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Date Published: 8 April 1988
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 0874, Nonlinear Optical Beam Manipulation, Beam Combining, and Atmospheric Propagation, (8 April 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.943869
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M J Keskinen, Naval Research Laboratory (United States)
Y C Lee, Science Applications International Corporation (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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