Anharmonic oscillator model for dispersive optical bistability

Annabella Selloni, P. Schwendimann

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A quartic anharmonic oscillator coupled to an e.m. field is shown to describe dispersive optical bistability occurring only away from the resonance. The stationary states and the linearized time evolution are analysed in the mean field approximation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1541-1547
Number of pages7
JournalOptica Acta
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 1979

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials


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