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Effect of Amplification on Conductance Distribution of a Disordered Waveguide
Physical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics
  • Alexey Yamilov, Missouri University of Science and Technology
  • Hui Cao
Abstract
Introduction of optical gain in a disordered system results in enhanced fluctuations [F(2)=var(g-tilde)/2] of the dimensionless conductance g-tilde, similar to the effect of Anderson localization in a passive medium. Using numerical simulations we demonstrate that, despite such qualitative similarity, the whole distribution of the conductance of amplifying random media is drastically different from that of a passive system with the same value of F(2).
Department(s)
Physics
Sponsor(s)
National Science Foundation (U.S.)
Keywords and Phrases
  • Anderson Model,
  • Numerical Analysis,
  • Optical Waveguide Theory
Document Type
Article - Journal
Document Version
Final Version
File Type
text
Language(s)
English
Rights
© 2006 American Physical Society (APS), All rights reserved.
Publication Date
1-1-2006
Disciplines
Citation Information
Alexey Yamilov and Hui Cao. "Effect of Amplification on Conductance Distribution of a Disordered Waveguide" Physical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics (2006)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/alexey-yamilov/5/