We study the transition from coherent to incoherent dynamics in a nonlinear triplet of broadband combs of waves. Expanding the analysis of previous works, we investigate what happens when the band of available modes is much larger than that of the initial narrower combs within which the nonlinear interaction is not subjected to selection rules involving wave momenta. Here selection rules are present and active, and we examine how and when coherence can be defined.
Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics. Vol. 77, no. 1 (Jan. 2008), 016607, 6 p.