# Inherent stochastic linearization of random laser modes

@article{Andreasen2012InherentSL, title={Inherent stochastic linearization of random laser modes}, author={Jonathan Andreasen and Hui Cao}, journal={Nonlinearity}, year={2012}, volume={25}, pages={851-868} }

Weakly scattering random lasers exhibit lasing modes that spatially overlap and can interact strongly via gain saturation. Consequently, lasing in high-threshold modes may be suppressed by strong low-threshold lasing modes. We numerically examine the effect of inherent spontaneous emission noise on this strong nonlinear phenomenon. With a method to incorporate this noise into the Maxwell–Bloch equations for simulations of random lasers, emission below the lasing threshold is observed and the…

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