Share Email Print

Proceedings Paper

Pattern formation in nonlinear optical systems with spatially distributed feedback
Author(s): Vladimir Yu. Ivanov; Nikita G. Irochnikov
Format Member Price Non-Member Price
PDF $14.40 $18.00
cover GOOD NEWS! Your organization subscribes to the SPIE Digital Library. You may be able to download this paper for free. Check Access

Paper Abstract

Transverse interactions and pattern formation processes occurring in passive ring resonator with thin Kerr medium are theoretically and numerically investigated. In the system diffraction effects can determine spatial destabilization of laser beam profile with formation of regular structures in a transverse plane. Theoretical model for the evolution of the intracavity field and nonlinear phase modulation in the medium was elaborated. System of equations for steady state phase and intensity was derived, and linear stability analysis was carried out. We make some simple predictions about spatial stability of a plane wave and prove the existence of instability domains linked to the onset of transverse modulation of the filed profile. Results of numerical simulations are also presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 November 1996
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 2847, Applications of Digital Image Processing XIX, (14 November 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.258270
Show Author Affiliations
Vladimir Yu. Ivanov, Moscow State Univ. (Russia)
Nikita G. Irochnikov, Moscow State Univ. (Russia)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2847:
Applications of Digital Image Processing XIX
Andrew G. Tescher, Editor(s)

© SPIE. Terms of Use
Back to Top