IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - A Geometrical Perspective on the Coherent Multimode Optical Field and Mode Coupling Equations

Author(s): William A. Wood ; Willard Miller ; Michal Mlejnek
Sponsor(s): IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 July 2015
Volume: 51
Page(s): 1 - 6
ISSN (Paper): 0018-9197
ISSN (Online): 1558-1713
DOI: 10.1109/JQE.2015.2439513
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The generalization of the Poincaré sphere to N ≥ 2 modes is the (N - 1)-dimensional complex projective space CP(N - 1). There is a minimal set of 2N - 2 Stokes vector components that... View More

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