Mirrorless Optical Bistability Using the Local Field Correction
Recently, there has been considerable interest in the problem of optical bistability1. Most experimental and theoretical work has concentrated on Fabry-Perot devices2. In addition, there has been an interest in devices using self-focusing concepts3. In this paper we consider the question of whether one can dispense with optical paraphenalia altogether, and make an optically-bistable device out of the material system alone.
KeywordsLower Branch Optical Bistability Local Field Correction Important Boundary Condition Bistable Device
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