Exact analytical results for the scattering of a plane transverse-electric electromagnetic wave with a nonlinear thin film is derived. Optical bistable and multistable behaviors in the reflectivity as a function of the input intensity are found.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Journal of the Optical Society of America B: Optical Physics|
|State||Published - Feb 1988|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
- Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics