OSA's Digital Library

Optics Letters

Optics Letters


  • Vol. 25, Iss. 7 — Apr. 1, 2000
  • pp: 487–489

Phase-separation dynamics of circular domain walls in the degenerate optical parametric oscillator

M. Tlidi, Paul Mandel, M. Le Berre, E. Ressayre, A. Tallet, and L. Di Menza  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 25, Issue 7, pp. 487-489 (2000)

View Full Text Article

Acrobat PDF (285 KB)

Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools



We study the dynamics of the formation of circular domain walls, which are large-intensity structures, in a degenerate optical parametric oscillator. We show that the mean-field and the propagation models predict the same increase in the domain size proportional to t1/3 .

© 2000 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
(190.4420) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, transverse effects in
(190.4970) Nonlinear optics : Parametric oscillators and amplifiers

M. Tlidi, Paul Mandel, M. Le Berre, E. Ressayre, A. Tallet, and L. Di Menza, "Phase-separation dynamics of circular domain walls in the degenerate optical parametric oscillator," Opt. Lett. 25, 487-489 (2000)

Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset


  1. K. Staliunas and V. J. Sanchez-Morcillo, Phys. Lett. A 241, 28 (1998).
  2. G. L. Oppo, A. J. Scroggie, and W. J. Firth, J. Opt. B Quantum Semiclass. Opt. 1, 133 (1999).
  3. M. Le Berre, D. Leduc, E. Ressayre, and A. Tallet, J. Opt. B Quantum Semiclass. Opt. 1, 153 (1999).
  4. S. Trillo, M. Haelterman, and A. Sheppard, Opt. Lett. 22, 970 (1997).
  5. M. Tlidi, M. Le Berre, E. Ressayre, A. Tallet, and L. Di Menza, “High intensity localized structures in the degenerate optical parametric oscillator: comparison between the propagation and the mean-field models,” Phys. Rev. A (to be published).
  6. M. Tlidi, P. Mandel, and R. Lefever, Phys. Rev. Lett. 81, 979 (1998).
  7. M. Tlidi and P. Mandel, Europhys. Lett. 44, 449 (1998).
  8. J. W. Cahn, Trans. Metall. Soc. AIME 242, 166 (1968)
  9. . E. Hilliard, in Phase Transformations, H. I. Aronson, ed. (American Society for Metals, Materials Park, Ohio, 1970)
  10. W. I. Goldburg and J. S. Huang, in Fluctuations, Instabilities, and Phase Transitions, T. Riste, ed. (Plenum, New York, 1975).
  11. I. M. Lifshitz and V. V. Slyozov, J. Phys. Chem. Solids 19, 35 (1961) ; C. Z. Wagner, Z. Electrochem. 65, 581 (1961).
  12. E. D. Siggia, Phys. Rev. A 20, 595 (1979).
  13. G. L. Oppo, M. Brambilla, and L. A. Lugiato, Phys. Rev. A 49, 2028 (1994).
  14. J. D. Gunton, M. San Miguel, and P. S. Sahni, in Phase Transitions and Critical Phenomena, C. Domb and J. L. Lebowitz, eds. (Academic, New York, 1983), Vol. 8, p. 267.
  15. M. San Miguel, M. Grant, and J. D. Gunton, Phys. Rev. A 31, 1001 (1985).
  16. C. Yeung, T. Rogers, A. Hernandez-Machado, and D. Jasnow, J. Stat. Phys. 66, 1071 (1992).
  17. S. C. Glotzer, E. A. Di Marzio, and M. Muthukumar, Phys. Rev. A 11, 2034 (1995).

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.

« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited