Issues

 / 

2005

 / 

August

  



Optics of nonstationary media

 a, b
a Joint Institute for High Temperatures, Russian Academy of Sciences, ul. Izhorskaya 13/19, Moscow, 127412, Russian Federation
b Space Research Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, ul. Profsoyuznaya 84/32, Moscow, 117997, Russian Federation

Propagation and reflection of electromagnetic waves in time-varying dielectric media are studied using analytic solutions of the relevant Maxwell equations. Exactly solvable models that do not involve any requirements of small or slow changes in the medium reveal strong nonstationarity-induced dispersion effects due to a finite relaxation time of the dielectric parameters. The generalized time-dependent Fresnel and Snell laws visualizing the dependence of reflection coefficients on the dynamics of reflecting media are presented. The drastic distortion of EM fields interacting with rapidly ionizing plasmas is examined. The coupled spatiotemporal reshaping of wave fields in heterogeneous time-varying media is considered for transmission lines, heterogeneous dielectrics, and flash ionization in microwave cavities. The efficiency of the time-domain approach in treating these problems is demonstrated.

Text can be downloaded in Russian. English translation is available on IOP Science.
PACS: 03.65.Ge, 03.65.Sq, 42.25.−p, 42.25.Bs, 42.25.Gy (all)
DOI: 10.1070/PU2005v048n08ABEH002119
URL: https://ufn.ru/en/articles/2005/8/c/
Citation: Shvartsburg A B "Optics of nonstationary media" Phys. Usp. 48 797–823 (2005)
BibTexBibNote ® (generic)BibNote ® (RIS)MedlineRefWorks

:    « » 175 833–861 (2005); DOI: 10.3367/UFNr.0175.200508c.0833

References (75) Cited by (37) ↓

  1. Petrin A B High Temp 57 17 (2019)
  2. Sharabi Y, Lustig E, Segev M Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, (2019) p. FF3B.1
  3. Erokhin N N, Zol’nikova N N, Mikhailovskaya L A Plasma Phys. Rep. 44 933 (2018)
  4. Akbarzadeh A, Chamanara N, Caloz Ch Opt. Lett. 43 3297 (2018)
  5. Kartashov I N, Kuzelev M V J. Commun. Technol. Electron. 63 922 (2018)
  6. Lustig E, Sharabi Y, Segev M Optica 5 1390 (2018)
  7. Kartashov I N, Kuzelev M V Tech. Phys. 63 1151 (2018)
  8. Hayrapetyan A G, Klevansky S P, Götte J B New J. Phys. 19 105002 (2017)
  9. Laryunin O A Geomagn. Aeron. 56 610 (2016)
  10. Lin Sh-R, Zhang R-Ya et al Physics Letters A 380 2582 (2016)
  11. Sivan Y, Rozenberg S, Halstuch A Phys. Rev. B 93 (14) (2016)
  12. Salem M A, Caloz Ch 2015 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation & USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting, (2015) p. 1624
  13. Jirauschek Ch, Huber R Biomed. Opt. Express 6 2448 (2015)
  14. Erokhin N S, Zakharov V E et al Plasma Phys. Rep. 41 182 (2015)
  15. Salem M A, Caloz Ch 2015 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Workshop Series on Advanced Materials and Processes for RF and THz Applications (IMWS-AMP), (2015) p. 1
  16. Bahabad A Opt Quant Electron 46 1065 (2014)
  17. Ulchenko E A, Jalas D et al Opt. Express 22 13280 (2014)
  18. Dana B, Malomed B A, Bahabad A Opt. Lett. 39 2175 (2014)
  19. Mendonça J T Eur. Phys. J. D 68 (4) (2014)
  20. Rubino E, Belgiorno F et al Lecture Notes In Physics Vol. Analogue Gravity Phenomenology870 Chapter 11 (2013) p. 247
  21. Faccio D Contemporary Physics 53 97 (2012)
  22. Erokhin N S, Zakharov V E Dokl. Phys. 56 362 (2011)
  23. Erokhin N S, Zakharov V E Plasma Phys. Rep. 37 762 (2011)
  24. Bukin V V, Garnov S V, Trofimov A D Jetp Lett. 93 568 (2011)
  25. Bakhmet’eva N V, Grigor’ev G I, Tolmacheva A V Radiophys Quantum El 53 623 (2011)
  26. Sivan Y, Pendry J B Phys. Rev. A 84 (3) (2011)
  27. Dodin I Y, Fisch N J Physics Of Plasmas 17 112113 (2010)
  28. Bahabad A, Murnane M M, Kapteyn H C Nature Photon 4 570 (2010)
  29. Mendonça J T New J. Phys. 11 013029 (2009)
  30. Adamova M S, Zolotovskii I O, Sementsov D I Quantum Electron. 39 256 (2009)
  31. Budko N V Phys. Rev. A 80 (5) (2009)
  32. Adamova M S, Zolotovskii I O J. Commun. Technol. Electron. 54 197 (2009)
  33. Dodonov V V J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 161 012027 (2009)
  34. Biancalana F, Amann A et al Phys. Rev. E 75 (4) (2007)
  35. Kiselev A P Opt. Spectrosc. 102 603 (2007)
  36. Astakhov M V, Belanov G S et al Instrum Exp Tech 49 637 (2006)
  37. Koshelev V I, Petkun A A, Liu S Russ Phys J 49 970 (2006)

© 1918–2019 Uspekhi Fizicheskikh Nauk
Email: ufn@ufn.ru Editorial office contacts About the journal Terms and conditions