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Laser Spot Size Dependence, Nonlocality And Saturation Effects In Transverse Optical Bistability
Author(s): I C Khoo; T H Liu; P Y Yan; J Y Hou
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Paper Abstract

We present here a theoretical discussion of the effect of nonlocality and saturation in transverse optical bistability. It is found that the switching conditions, switching power and characteristics are considerably different from the situation where these effects are not accounted for. We also include an analytical study of the transverse self-phase modulation effect and relate the key parameters explicitly to the transverse bistability switching condition and bistability.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 October 1986
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0667, Optical Chaos, (14 October 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.938871
Show Author Affiliations
I C Khoo, The Pennsylvania State University (United States)
T H Liu, The Pennsylvania State University (United States)
P Y Yan, The Pennsylvania State University (United States)
J Y Hou, The Pennsylvania State University (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0667:
Optical Chaos
Neal Broadus Abraham; Jacek Chrostowski, Editor(s)

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