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Nonlinear Guided Waves and Their Applications
Toronto Canada
March 28, 2004
ISBN: 1-55752-768-7
Spatial Solitons and Transverse Effects I (TuD)

Two dimensional modulational instability in photorefractive media

Mark Saffman, Glen McCarthy, and Wieslaw Krolikowski


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We investigate the modulational instability of beams in photorefractive media and present a linear approximation for the instability growth rate. We validate this approximation numerically and also experimentally in a strontium barium niobate crystal.

© 2004 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.3100) Nonlinear optics : Instabilities and chaos
(190.5330) Nonlinear optics : Photorefractive optics

M. Saffman, G. McCarthy, and W. Krolikowski, "Two dimensional modulational instability in photorefractive media," in Nonlinear Guided Waves and Their Applications, Technical Digest on CD (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper TuD4.

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