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  • Vol. 23, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 1998
  • pp: 31–33

Modulational instability of a strip beam in a bulk type I quadratic medium

Daniel-Marian Baboiu and George I. Stegeman  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 23, Issue 1, pp. 31-33 (1998)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.23.000031


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Abstract

The evolution of a strip (one-dimensional) fundamental beam with propagation distance owing to spatial modulational instabilities was analyzed in a quadratic medium near type I phase matching. We obtained the gain coefficient for the modulational instability and showed that the wave evolves into a clean periodic sequence of solitary waves and does not reproduce the incident beam.

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OCIS Codes
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
(190.4420) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, transverse effects in
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(190.5940) Nonlinear optics : Self-action effects

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Daniel-Marian Baboiu and George I. Stegeman, "Modulational instability of a strip beam in a bulk type I quadratic medium," Opt. Lett. 23, 31-33 (1998)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-23-1-31


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