29 April 1996 Spontaneous polarization symmetry breaking in gas lasers and its observation possibilities
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Proceedings Volume 2792, Laser Optics '95: Nonlinear Dynamics in Lasers; (1996) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.239169
Event: Laser Optics '95, 1995, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation
Abstract
The theoretical model which describes nonlinear laser dynamics taking into account the vectorial character of generated field has been analyzed. The parameter region in which spontaneous polarization symmetry breaking is possible for such nonlinear system has been found. In this region two different polarized states are stable, i.e. bistability takes place in it. Such bistability can be named as undetermined one inasmuch as the evolution of this system from noise to one of two possible stable states is determined by the process of spontaneous emission and is not predicted in each single case. Spontaneous mirror symmetry breaking up to full chiral purity is typical for the system under consideration, it is a property that differentiates living things from inorganic nature.
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Alexander P. Voitovich, Alexander M. Kul'minskii, Yu. V. Loiko, Valerii N. Severikov, "Spontaneous polarization symmetry breaking in gas lasers and its observation possibilities", Proc. SPIE 2792, Laser Optics '95: Nonlinear Dynamics in Lasers, (29 April 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.239169; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.239169
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