8 March 1995 Ergodicity and chaos in the multiple light reflection
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Proceedings Volume 2461, ROMOPTO '94: Fourth Conference in Optics; (1995) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.203550
Event: ROMOPTO '94: 4th Conference on Optics, 1994, Bucharest, Romania
Abstract
The main goal of this work is the implementation of some mathematical notions like attractors, orbits, sensitive dependence and chaos in the study of the multiple reflection of a light beam. We shall analyze some concrete situations of reflection on a circle, on a rectangle and the general case of a conic, all this cases with direct application to the optical resonant cavities of lasers. Using some general results concerning the dynamical systems, we shall point out the conditions that the multiple reflection must satisfy in order to obtain a periodic reflection or chaotic behavior.
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D. M. Constantinescu, Radu D. Constantinescu, "Ergodicity and chaos in the multiple light reflection", Proc. SPIE 2461, ROMOPTO '94: Fourth Conference in Optics, (8 March 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.203550; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.203550
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