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Stochastic simulations of light-scattering noise in two-wave mixing: application to artificial Kerr media
Author(s): Robert L. McGraw
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Paper Abstract

This paper presents an examination of power dissipation in a nonlinear optical medium during the coherent transfer of energy from a pump to a signal beam, and quantitatively relates this dissipation (through the fluctuation-dissipation theorem) to the spectrum of thermal fluctuations that give rise to light-scattering noise. Calculations are presented for two-wave mixing in an artificial Kerr media using a powerful stochastic model for computer simulation of amplitude, phase, and intensity fluctuations due to light-scattering noise.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 June 1991
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 1409, Nonlinear Optics II, (1 June 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.43572
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Robert L. McGraw, Rockwell International Science Ctr. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1409:
Nonlinear Optics II
Robert A. Fisher; John F. Reintjes, Editor(s)

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