Conversion of recoilless radiation into a periodic sequence of short intense pulses in a set of several sequentially placed resonant absorbers Academic Article uri icon


  • 2015 American Physical Society. An efficient technique for producing a periodic sequence of short nearly bandwidth-limited pulses of recoilless radiation via its transmission through an optically thick vibrating resonant absorber was demonstrated recently [Nature (London) 508, 80 (2014)10.1038/nature13018]. In this paper we extend the theoretical analysis to a case of multiple absorbers. We analyze a simple physical model describing control of spectral content of a frequency modulated radiation by adjusting the amplitudes and initial phases of spectral components, using the resonant absorption and dispersion in a set of several sequentially placed resonant absorbers. On the basis of analytical solutions, we determine the ultimate possibilities of the proposed technique.

published proceedings

  • Physical Review A

altmetric score

  • 0.25

author list (cited authors)

  • Radeonychev, Y. V., Antonov, V. A., Vagizov, F. G., Shakhmuratov, R. N., & Kocharovskaya, O.

citation count

  • 6

complete list of authors

  • Radeonychev, YV||Antonov, VA||Vagizov, FG||Shakhmuratov, RN||Kocharovskaya, Olga

publication date

  • January 2015