Graduate School in Nonlinear Science

Sponsored by the Danish Research Academy

MIDIT                               OFD                           CATS
Modelling, Nonlinear Dynamics       Optics and Fluid Dynamics     Chaos and Turbulence Studies
and Irreversible Thermodynamics     Risø National Laboratory      Niels Bohr Institute and 
Technical University of Denmark     Building 128                  Department of Chemistry
Building 321                        P.O. Box 49                   University of Copenhagen 
DK-2800 Lyngby                      DK-4000 Roskilde              DK-2100 Copenhagen Ø
Denmark                             Denmark                       Denmark


A workshop on Parametric processes is held at the Optics and Fluid Dynamics Department at Risø National Laboratory. The schedule is given below:



Wednesday 14. June

Thursday 15. June

10:00 – 10:45

Thomas Garm Pedersen: Rotational diffusion model of orientational enhancement in optical polymers

Evgeny Podivilov: Space-charge waves and critical enhancement in photorefractive beam coupling

10:45 – 11:30

Ole Bang: Effective nonlinearities in QPM gratings

John Wyller: Dimensional analysis including Buckinghams p -theorem and scaling

11:30 – 12:45



12:45 – 13:30

Boris Sturman: Attractors and auto-oscillations for feedback controlled photorefractive beam coupling

Joel Corney: Effects of linear gratings in QPM quadratic materials with induced Kerr effect

13:30 – 14:00

Kim Jespersen: Measruring the dynamics of optical polymers

Morten Bache: Novel optical patterns from competing c (2) - nonlinearities

14:00 – 14.30

Steffen K. Johansen: Soliton collisions in quadratic bulk media with nonvanishing Kerr nonlinearity

Jens Schjødt Eriksen: Polarization instabilities in femto-second pulse splitting

14:30 – 15:00

Peter Lodahl: Spatial instabilities and quantum noise in second harmonic generation

Fridolin Okkels: Oscillating shear layers in fluids

15:00 -




The seminar will be held at Building 130 in the meeting room at the first floor.

Per Michael Johansen
Head of Research Programme, PhD
Optical Materials
Risψ National Laboratory
Optics and Fluid Dynamics Department
DK-4000 Roskilde, Denmark
Tel: +45 4677 4511, Home: +45 4673 3374
Fax: +45 4677 4588