Spontaneous pattern formation and competition in a nonlinear ring cavity are studied. Complex patterns arising from static and Hopf bifurcations and Hopf-static interactions have been numerically observed and analysed. Among them are flower-like patterns, alternating rolls and oscillating hexagonal structures.
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Journal of Optics B: Quantum and Semiclassical Optics|
|Publication status||Published - Jun 2000|