By using split-step beam propagation method, self-pumped contra-directional two-beam coupling is simulated in a photorefractive medium for arbitrary shaped beams. The role of diffusion, photovoltaic effect and dark conductivity is investigated for a LiNbO3:Fe crystal.
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M. A. Saleh, P. P. Banerjee, G. Cook, J. L. Carns, and D. R. Evans, "Contra-Directional Two-Beam Coupling Simulation in a Photorefractive Material Using Beam Propagation," in Frontiers in Optics, OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper FThP2.
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