An ab initio approach is used to describe the time evolution of the amplitudes of whispering gallery modes in a system of coupled microdisk resonators with Kerr nonlinearity. It is shown that this system demonstrates a transition between Josephson-like nonlinear oscillations and self-trapping behavior. Manifestation of this transition in the dynamics of radiative losses is studied.
Ramezani, H.; Kottos, Tsampikos; Shuvayev, V.; and Deych, L., "Ab initio description of nonlinear dynamics of coupled microdisk resonators with application to self-trapping dynamics" (2011). Physics and Astronomy Faculty Publications and Presentations. 307.
Physical Review A