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Pulse Instabilities In Molecular Amplifying Media
Author(s): Andre D Bandrauk; Stephan Chelkowski
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Paper Abstract

At high laser field intensities, mixing of many levels in molecules occurs as a result of the delocalization of the eigenstates of the molecule-field system, over the unperturbed states. These new states are called dressed states. A measure of this mixing or delocalization is shown here by calculating the dressed states for certain analytical models. Pulse propagation is examined for these model cases in order to examine the validity of the two-level approximation for which soliton propagation is known to occur.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 July 1988
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0913, High Intensity Laser-Matter Interactions, (11 July 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.965118
Show Author Affiliations
Andre D Bandrauk, Universite de Sherbrooke (Canada)
Stephan Chelkowski, Universite de Sherbrooke (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0913:
High Intensity Laser-Matter Interactions
Hector A. Baldis; E. Michael Campbell, Editor(s)

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