Soft turbulence in multimode laser
Casini, D., D'Alessandro, G. and Politi, A. (1997) Soft turbulence in multimode laser. Physical Review A, 55, (1), 751-760. (doi:10.1103/PhysRevA.55.751).
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Using a weakly nonlinear analysis, we study the behavior of a homogeneously broadened laser in the vicinity of the second threshold. We show that the dynamics is described by a complex Ginzburg-Landau equation coupled to a Fokker-Plank equation. Although the cubic term of the Ginzburg-Landau equation is destabilizing for all parameter values, bounded solutions exist because of the strong nonlinear dispersion ('dispersive chaos'). A careful numerical study of the original Maxwell-Bloch equations is also carried out to investigate the role played by off-resonant solutions.
|Subjects:||Q Science > QA Mathematics
Q Science > QC Physics
|Divisions:||University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Mathematics > Applied Mathematics
|Date Deposited:||12 Mar 2007|
|Last Modified:||02 Mar 2012 13:06|
|Contributors:||Casini, D. (Author)
D'Alessandro, G. (Author)
Politi, A. (Author)
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