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  • Vol. 21, Iss. 15 — Aug. 1, 1996
  • pp: 1114–1116

Pulse-train generation through modulational instability in intracavity second-harmonic generation

S. Trillo and M. Haelterman  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 21, Issue 15, pp. 1114-1116 (1996)

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We show, taking dispersion into account, that second-harmonic generation in a cavity can be modulationally unstable. In the monostable mode of operation this instability might predominate with respect to self-pulsing instabilities, leading to the generation of stable solitarylike pulse trains.

© 1996 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: November 17, 1995
Published: August 1, 1996

S. Trillo and M. Haelterman, "Pulse-train generation through modulational instability in intracavity second-harmonic generation," Opt. Lett. 21, 1114-1116 (1996)

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