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  • Vol. 21, Iss. 11 — Jun. 1, 1996
  • pp: 770–772

Generalized mean-field or master equation for nonlinear cavities with transverse effects

A. M. Dunlop, W. J. Firth, D. R. Heatley, and E. M. Wright  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 21, Issue 11, pp. 770-772 (1996)

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We present a general form of master equation for nonlinear-optical cavities that can be described by an ABCD matrix. It includes as special cases some previous models of spatiotemporal effects in lasers.

© 1996 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: November 28, 1995
Published: June 1, 1996

A. M. Dunlop, E. M. Wright, W. J. Firth, and D. R. Heatley, "Generalized mean-field or master equation for nonlinear cavities with transverse effects," Opt. Lett. 21, 770-772 (1996)

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