JETP Letters

, Volume 88, Issue 8, pp 501–504 | Cite as

Transformation of electromagnetic radiation at moving inhomogeneities of a medium

Atoms, Spectra, Radiations


The possibility of a significant up-conversion of the electromagnetic-radiation frequency due to its Doppler shift by ultrarelativistic nonlinear-medium inhomogeneities induced by high-intensity counterpropagating radiation pulses is analyzed. It is shown that the efficiency of parametric redistribution increases resonantly as the velocity of the inhomogeneity approaches the phase velocity of the high-frequency radiation.

PACS numbers

03.50.De 42.65.Tg 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Vavilov State Optical InstituteSt. PetersburgRussia

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