Spectral shift of a stochastic electromagnetic Gaussian Schell-model beam in a Gaussian cavity

Min Yao, Yangjian Cai, Olga Korotkova

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Abstract

Spectral changes of a stochastic electromagnetic Gaussian Schell-model (EGSM) beam interacting with a Gaussian cavity are investigated. It is shown that the spectral shift is mainly determined by the degree of polarization of the initial beam and by the parameters of the cavity. Generically the blue shift occurs at on-axis points, while the red shift can occur at off-axis points. The condition under which the relative spectral shift is independent of the degree of polarization of the initial beam is analyzed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4505-4511
Number of pages7
JournalOptics Communications
Volume283
Issue number22
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 15 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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