Enhanced polariton decay in LiNbO3 due to stimulated emission of acoustic phonons

J. Hebling, A. G. Stepanov, G. Almási, J. Kuhl

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Optical rectification reveals saturation of the THz pulse energy with increasing pump energy. Electro-optic sampling of the THz pulse shape exhibits strong evidence that for LiNbO3 this is mainly caused by stimulated emission of acoustic phonons.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)786-788
Number of pages3
JournalSpringer Series in Chemical Physics
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2004

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  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry

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