All-optical plasma turbulence

Dmitry V. Dylov, Jason W. Fleischer

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We consider an all-optical bump-on-tail instability. For weak nonlinearity, there is momentum transfer with no variation in intensity. Above a threshold, modulations appear. Borrowing plasma language, these represent weak and strong regimes of optical turbulence.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNonlinear Optics
Subtitle of host publicationMaterials, Fundamentals and Applications, NLO 2007
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)1557528438, 9781557528438
Publication statusPublished - 2007
Externally publishedYes
EventNonlinear Optics: Materials, Fundamentals and Applications, NLO 2007 - Kona, HI, United States
Duration: 30 Jul 200730 Jul 2007

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


ConferenceNonlinear Optics: Materials, Fundamentals and Applications, NLO 2007
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityKona, HI


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