Effects of Localization and Amplification on Intensity Distribution of Light Transmitted Through Random MediaPhysical Review E
AbstractWe numerically study the statistical distribution of intensity of light transmitted through quasi-one-dimensional random media by varying the dimensionless conductance g and the amount of absorption or gain. A markedly non-Rayleigh distribution is found to be well fitted by the analytical formula of Nieuwenhuizen et al. [Phys. Rev. Lett. 74, 2674 (1995)] with a single parameter g′ . We show that in the passive random system g′ is uniquely related to g , while in amplifying or absorbing random media g′ also depends on the gain or absorption coefficient.
Sponsor(s)National Science Foundation (U.S.)
Keywords and Phrases
- Intensity of Light,
- Quasi-One-Dimensional Random Media,
- Statistical Distribution
Document TypeArticle - Journal
Document VersionFinal Version
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Citation InformationAlexey Yamilov and Hui Cao. "Effects of Localization and Amplification on Intensity Distribution of Light Transmitted Through Random Media" Physical Review E (2004)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/alexey-yamilov/9/