Spontaneous transverse spatial pattern formation due to stimulated Brillouin scattering of counterpropagating optical beams

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Abstract

Counterpropagating laser beams can couple to acoustic phonons and cause efficient simultaneous generation of both Stokes and anti-Stokes fields. This results in a combination of dynamic oscillation and spontaneous transverse spatial symmetry breaking.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)117-122
Number of pages6
JournalOptics Communications
Volume90
Issue number1-3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1 1992

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Stimulated Brillouin scattering
Phonons
Laser beams
broken symmetry
phonons
Acoustics
laser beams
oscillations
acoustics
causes
scattering

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  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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