Transverse mode competition leading to chaos in a waveguide CO2 laser
Authors: Arecchi F.T., Meucci R., Pezzati L.
Autors Affiliation: Istituto Nazionale di Ottica, Florence, Italy
Abstract: We report experimental evidence of the spontaneous onset of chaos in a waveguide CO2 laser due to the nonlinear interaction between two transverse modes with the same longitudinal index.
KeyWords: Chaos Theory; Optics–Nonlinear; Waveguides, Optical, Transverse Modes, Lasers, Carbon DioxideDOI: 10000000000