We describe the effect of optical lattice on modulational instability in two-dimensional nonlinear feedback systems. We reveal a sharp transition between different instability regimes as the lattice strength is increased, providing explanation of recent experiments.
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A. A. Sukhorukov, N. Marsal, A. E. Minovich, D. Wolfersberger, M. Sciamanna, G. Montemezzani, D. N. Neshev, and Y. S. Kivshar, "Control of Modulational Instability in Periodic Feedback Systems," in Advanced Photonics & Renewable Energy, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper NMD7.
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