Hexagon patterns in optical bistability
Firth, WJ, Scroggie, AJ, McDonald, GS and Lugiato, LA 1992, 'Hexagon patterns in optical bistability' , Physical Review A, 46 (7) , R3609-R3612.
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The mean-field model of optical bistability in a ring cavity is extended to include diffraction in two transverse dimensions. Nonlinear analysis in the neighborhood of the instability of the homogeneous solution indicates the formation of stable hexagonal patterns, and this is confirmed by numerical simulation, with reasonable quantitative agreement. Simulations with higher excitation show defect structures and complex dynamical patterns.
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|Schools:||Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of Computing, Science and Engineering > Materials & Physics Research Centre|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Physical Review A|
|Publisher:||American Physical Society|
|Depositing User:||GS McDonald|
|Date Deposited:||14 Oct 2011 12:54|
|Last Modified:||14 Oct 2011 12:54|
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