Manifestations of the geometric properties of evolutionary laser-field phases are considered for some laser systems. It is shown that a bidirectional ring laser provides an effective opportunity to control geometric phases.
© 1998 Optical Society of America
Vladislav Yu. Toronov and Vladimir L. Derbov, "Topological properties of laser phase," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 15, 1282-1290 (1998)