Item description for Spatial Hysteresis and Optical Patterns by Nikolay N. Rosanov...
The book is devoted to the study of optical patterns and to optical bistability and hysteresis. In its methodology it is at the intersection of investigations in synergetics and modern nonlinear optics. This first monograph on optical patterns addresses researchers as well as students. The author studies the rich class of spatially distributed bistable optical systems, and especially dissipative optical solitons which resemble molecules, crystals or biological objects when combined. The author studies further the inhomogeneities of bistable systems and gives a consistent description of spatial hysteresis. Further topics include diffractive mechanisms for coupling, three-dimensional optical solitons, quantum aspects and optical information processing, lasers with a saturable absorber, non-linear waveguides and fibers with nonlinear gain or losses.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9" Width: 6.86" Height: 0.9" Weight: 1.33 lbs.
Release Date May 28, 2002
ISBN 3540427937 ISBN13 9783540427933
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