The University of Southampton
University of Southampton Institutional Repository

Soft turbulence in multimode laser

Record type: Article

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.

Full text not available from this repository.

Citation

Casini, D., D'Alessandro, G. and Politi, A. (1997) Soft turbulence in multimode laser Physical Review A, 55, (1), pp. 751-760. (doi:10.1103/PhysRevA.55.751).

More information

Published date: 1997

Identifiers

Local EPrints ID: 29296
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/29296
ISSN: 1050-2947
PURE UUID: eb6f7a03-9030-460b-89dd-d185e30bc5ff
ORCID for G. D'Alessandro: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0001-9166-9356

Catalogue record

Date deposited: 12 Mar 2007
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 15:58

Export record

Altmetrics

Contributors

Author: D. Casini
Author: G. D'Alessandro ORCID iD
Author: A. Politi

University divisions


Download statistics

Downloads from ePrints over the past year. Other digital versions may also be available to download e.g. from the publisher's website.

View more statistics

Atom RSS 1.0 RSS 2.0

Contact ePrints Soton: eprints@soton.ac.uk

ePrints Soton supports OAI 2.0 with a base URL of http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/cgi/oai2

This repository has been built using EPrints software, developed at the University of Southampton, but available to everyone to use.

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue without changing your settings, we will assume that you are happy to receive cookies on the University of Southampton website.

×