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Nonlinear optics and transformation of light in gases

A review of current theoretical and experimental research in the field of nonlinear optical frequency mixing in gaseous media: The authors examine fundamental physical principles and features of nonlinear optics of gases and vapors of chemical compounds. The experimental methods employed are described. Major advances in the fields of optical frequency conversion to infrared, vacuum-ultraviolet, and soft x-ray spectral ranges; improvement in the detection of weak IR signals by conversion to the visible and near ultraviolet ranges; and wavefront conjugation are described. Practical applications of discussed methods are emphasized.

PACS: 42.65.Ky, 42.65.An, 51.70.+f, 33.55.Be, 33.80.Rv (all)
DOI: 10.1070/PU1987v030n11ABEH002978
Citation: Arkhipkin V G, Popov A K "Nonlinear optics and transformation of light in gases" Sov. Phys. Usp. 30 952–976 (1987)
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RT Journal
T1 Nonlinear optics and transformation of light in gases
A1 Arkhipkin,V.G.
A1 Popov,A.K.
PB Physics-Uspekhi
PY 1987
FD 10 Nov, 1987
JF Physics-Uspekhi
JO Phys. Usp.
VO 30
IS 11
SP 952-976
DO 10.1070/PU1987v030n11ABEH002978

Оригинал: Архипкин В Г, Попов А К «Нелинейная оптика и преобразование света в газах» УФН 153 423–468 (1987); DOI: 10.3367/UFNr.0153.198711c.0423

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