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Theory of optical cavityless bistability in a thin-layer element
Author(s): Anatoly N. Oraevsky; Darlena J. Jones; Donna Kay Bandy; Frank K. Tittel
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Paper Abstract

We analyze the behavior of a thin-layer absorbing element taking into account superradiance, the local field effect and detuning. The dynamical range of optical bistability and its contrast ratio are calculated.

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Date Published: 6 July 1994
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 2099, Nonlinear Dynamics in Lasers and Optical Systems, (6 July 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.179636
Show Author Affiliations
Anatoly N. Oraevsky, Lebedev Physics Institute (Russia)
Darlena J. Jones, Oklahoma State Univ. (United States)
Donna Kay Bandy, Oklahoma State Univ. (United States)
Frank K. Tittel, Rice 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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