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Optics and Spectroscopy

, Volume 122, Issue 4, pp 670–674 | Cite as

On the emission of radiation by an isolated vibrating metallic mirror

  • M. V. ArkhipovEmail author
  • I. Babushkin
  • N. S. Pul’kin
  • R. M. Arkhipov
  • N. N. Rosanov
Physical Optics
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Abstract

Quantum electrodynamics predicts the appearance of radiation in an empty cavity in which one of the mirrors is vibrating. It also predicts the appearance of radiation from an isolated vibrating mirror. Such effects can be described within the framework of classical electrodynamics. We present the qualitative explanation of the effect, along with the results of numerical simulation of the emission of radiation by an isolated vibrating metallic mirror, which can be induced by mirror illumination by an ultrashort pulse of light. The dynamics of conduction electrons in the metallic mirror is described by the classical Drude model. Simulation was performed for the cases of mirror illumination by either a bipolar or a unipolar pulse.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. V. Arkhipov
    • 1
    Email author
  • I. Babushkin
    • 2
    • 3
  • N. S. Pul’kin
    • 4
  • R. M. Arkhipov
    • 1
    • 4
    • 5
  • N. N. Rosanov
    • 4
    • 6
    • 7
  1. 1.St. Petersburg State UniversitySt. PetersburgRussia
  2. 2.Institute of Quantum OpticsLeibniz University HannoverHannoverGermany
  3. 3.Max Born InstituteBerlinGermany
  4. 4.ITMO UniversitySt. PetersburgRussia
  5. 5.Max Plank Institute for the Science of LightErlangenGermany
  6. 6.Vavilov State Optical InstituteSt. PetersburgRussia
  7. 7.Ioffe InstituteRussian Academy of SciencesSt. PetersburgRussia

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