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

A. M. Dunlop, W. J. Firth, D. R. Heatley, Ewan M Wright

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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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)770-772
Number of pages3
JournalOptics Letters
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - Jun 1 1996


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  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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