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Transverse pattern development, phase vortex formation, and space-time dynamics in a laser model not restricted a priori to a few modes
Author(s): Zhigang Chen; Neal Broadus Abraham; Salvador Balle; Eduardo J. D'Angelo; Jorge R. Tredicce
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Paper Abstract

Transverse pattern dynamics in the output of a laser are studied by detailed numerical solutions of the full set of Maxwell Bloch equations. The effects of different parameters on the behavior of the solutions are investigated. Our numerical results reveal a rich variety of behaviors in the pattern evolution, phase vortex formation and spatiotemporal dynamics in the output of a laser beam.

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Date Published: 6 July 1994
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 2099, Nonlinear Dynamics in Lasers and Optical Systems, (6 July 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.179628
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Zhigang Chen, Bryn Mawr College (United States)
Neal Broadus Abraham, Bryn Mawr College (United States)
Salvador Balle, Univ. de les Illes Balears (Spain)
Eduardo J. D'Angelo, Drexel Univ. (United States)
Jorge R. Tredicce, Drexel Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2099:
Nonlinear Dynamics in Lasers and Optical Systems
Neal Broadus Abraham; Leonid A. Melnikov; Anatoly N. Oraevsky; Yakov I. Khanin, Editor(s)

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