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Some Nonlinear Properties of Pulse Propagation

  • E. L. Hahn
Conference paper

Abstract

Nonlinear properties of pulse propagation are considered in relation to frequency pulling and pushing of the average carrier frequency of pulses applied off-resonance from the center of absorbing and emitting lines. The average frequency is analyzed as a function of distance of propagation. Some characteristics of propagating pulses in purely homogeneously broadened absorbers are discussed. By means of optical path delay and phase shift, zero-area pulses from a ruby laser are observed to propagate through many absorption lengths in a resonant inhomogeneously broadened ruby sample with anomalously large power outputs.

Keywords

Power Output Phase Shift Plasma Physics Carrier Frequency Pulse Propagation 
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Copyright information

© Plenum Press, New York 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. L. Hahn
    • 1
  1. 1.University of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA

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