Theory of an all-optical am-fm generator

G. Reiner, Ewan M Wright, Pierre Meystre, W. J. Firth

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We propose and analyze an all-optical nonlinear device that can simultaneously produce amplitude- and frequency-modulated outputs. The form of the modulations, which arise from Ikeda-type instabilities, can be changed by altering the resonator length. Optical bistability is also reported.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)45-49
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of the Optical Society of America B: Optical Physics
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1986
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics


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