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Transverse optical-bistability switching dynamics of self-focusing counterpropagating light beams in nonlinear medium
Author(s): Anatoly A. Borshch; Vladyslav I. Volkov; Vladimir Ya. Gayvoronsky
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Paper Abstract

Transverse optical bistability switching dynamics of self-focusing counter-propagating laser beams in a nonlinear medium are investigated by analytical and numerical methods. Cavityless transverse optical bistability in a thin silicon carbide crystal has been implemented experimentally with a characteristic switching time of about 10-10 s.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 June 1993
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 1807, Photonic Switching, (28 June 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.147958
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Anatoly A. Borshch, Institute of Physics (Ukraine)
Vladyslav I. Volkov, Institute of Physics (Ukraine)
Vladimir Ya. Gayvoronsky, Institute of Physics (Ukraine)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1807:
Photonic Switching

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