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 publication2008 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO/QELS
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 15 2008
EventConference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO/QELS 2008 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: May 4 2008May 9 2008

Publication series

Name2008 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO/QELS

Other

OtherConference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO/QELS 2008
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period5/4/085/9/08

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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    Dylov, D. V., & Fleischer, J. W. (2008). Modulation instability of coherent-incoherent mixtures. In 2008 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO/QELS [4551120] (2008 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO/QELS). https://doi.org/10.1109/CLEO.2008.4551120