14 October 1986 A New Classification For Optical Instabilities
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Proceedings Volume 0667, Optical Chaos; (1986) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.938858
Event: 1986 Quebec Symposium, 1986, Quebec City, Canada
We propose a new scheme for the classification of the optical instabilities that emerge within the framework of the Maxwell-Bloch model. Our scheme is based on an appropriate ex-tension of the notions of amplitude and phase instability advanced in earlier publications and generalized in this work to include the free running laser, optical bistability and the laser with an injected signal. We address our considerations to a unidirectional ring cavity model, in the plane wave approximation and with a homogeneously broadened, two-level active medium.
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L A Lugiato, L A Lugiato, M L Asquini, M L Asquini, L M Narducci, L M Narducci, "A New Classification For Optical Instabilities", Proc. SPIE 0667, Optical Chaos, (14 October 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.938858; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.938858


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