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For a standard single-mode ﬁbre, B ¼ 10:842 MHz and ÁB % 60 MHz. 6 Materials for SBS Conclusions The ﬁrst problem in SBS applications is the selection of a nonlinear material and of the setup geometry. The Brillouin frequency shift and linewidth can be measured in SBS experiments. Then, the Brillouin-gain factor, the phonon lifetime, the elasto-optic coeﬃcient and the elastic constants can be calculated. For simple SBS media, the acoustic decay time scales as the square of the wavelength. g. 6 mm) and why attempts have been made to improve SBS media in the mid-infrared spectral region.
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The use of liquids is, however, often selected due to lower SBS thresholds and larger Brillouin linewidths resulting in one order of magnitude shorter acoustic decay times, usually sub-nanosecond. In the ﬁrst approximation, the Brillouin-gain gB scales as 20 and the acoustic decay time scales as 0 2 . Thus, for the usual Q-switched lasers (with pulses of $10 ns), the gases can show a highly transient behaviour in SBS, while the SBS liquids may be considered in a steady-state regime. The acoustic decay time scales as the square of the wavelength and the SBS threshold intensity is proportional to the acoustic decay time.