Title: (1 + 1)-Dimensional modulation instability of spatially incoherent light
Authors: Kip, Detlef  
Soljačić, Marin
Segev, Mordechai
Sears, Suzanne M.
Christodoulides, Demetrios N.
Language: en
Subject (DDC): DDC::500 Naturwissenschaften und Mathematik
Issue Date: 2002
Publisher: Soc.
Document Type: Article
Journal / Series / Working Paper (HSU): Journal of the Optical Society of America B 
Volume: 19
Issue: 3
Page Start: 502
Page End: 512
Publisher Place: Washington, DC
Abstract: 
We present a comprehensive study of the one-dimensional modulation instability of partially spatially incoherent light in noninstantaneous self-focusing media. For this instability to occur, the nonlinearity has to exceed a specific threshold that depends on the coherence properties of the beam. Above this threshold a uniform-intensity partially spatially coherent wave front becomes unstable and breaks up into periodic trains of one-dimensional stripes. © 2002 Optical Society of America.
Organization Units (connected with the publication): Universität Osnabrück
URL: https://api.elsevier.com/content/abstract/scopus_id/0001182462
ISSN: 07403224
DOI: 10.1364/JOSAB.19.000502
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