Nonlinear dynamics of partially-coherent spatial beams

Can Sun, Dmitry Dylov, Jason W. Fleischer

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Abstract

We consider the propagation of a partially-coherent spatial beam in both self-focusing and self-defocusing nonlinear media. Measurements of beam widths for both nonlinearities confirm theoretical predictions based on a nonlinear Gaussian-Schell model.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2009 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2009 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2009
StatePublished - Nov 16 2009
Event2009 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2009 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2009 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: Jun 2 2009Jun 4 2009

Other

Other2009 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2009 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2009
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period6/2/096/4/09

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

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

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