Modulation instability of coherent-incoherent mixtures

Dmitry V. Dylov, Jason W. Fleischer

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Abstract

We study, experimentally and theoretically, the modulation instability of a mixture of coherent and spatially-incoherent beams. In contrast with incoherent-MI, which requires a threshold nonlinearity, we show that any amount of coherent component triggers instability.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2008
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)9781557528599
StatePublished - Jan 1 2008
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2008 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: May 4 2008May 9 2008

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2008
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period5/4/085/9/08

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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