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Nonlinear interferometer with Kerr slice and 2D feedback: conditional instability
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Paper Abstract

New types of nonlinear optical systems that use the joint effects of Kerr-like nonlinearity, interference and diffraction in 2-D optical feedback are analyzed. We show that spatio- temporal instabilities in these systems can exist in the form of conditional instability. By varying several parameters of the optical system it is possible to control the nonlinear dynamics, thus creating different regimes of intermode interactions.

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Date Published: 20 May 1996
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 2800, Nonlinear Optical Interactions and Wave Dynamics, (20 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.240542
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Nikita G. Iroshnikov, Lomonosov Moscow State Univ. (Russia)
Mikhail A. Vorontsov, U.S. Army Research Lab. (USA) and Lomonosov Moscow State Univ. (Russia)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2800:
Nonlinear Optical Interactions and Wave Dynamics
Nikolai I. Koroteev; Vladimir A. Makarov; Konstantin N. Drabovich, Editor(s)

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