Nonlinear dynamics of partially-coherent spatial beams

Can Sun, Dmitry Dylov, Jason W. Fleischer

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Abstract

We consider the propagation of a partially-coherent spatial beam in both self-focusing and self-defocusing nonlinear media. Measurements of beam widths for both nonlinearities confirm theoretical predictions based on a nonlinear Gaussian-Schell model.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2009 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2009 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2009
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)9781557528698
Publication statusPublished - 2009
Externally publishedYes
Event2009 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2009 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2009 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: 2 Jun 20094 Jun 2009

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Conference

Conference2009 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2009 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2009
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period2/06/094/06/09

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