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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 49, Iss. 11 — Apr. 10, 2010
  • pp: 2215–2219

Surface waves in two-photon photorefractive media

Xiangkui Ren, Tianhao Zhang, Huihui Ma, Weiwei Shao, Jingjun Xu, and Jianguo Tian  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 49, Issue 11, pp. 2215-2219 (2010)

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We present the evolution equation of surface waves due to the two-photon photorefractive effect. It is shown theoretically that the surface waves can be supported by two-photon photorefractive media. The spatial frequency of photorefractive surface waves can be changed by an applied external electric field, which indicates a method for transforming the surface waves between high-frequency modes and low-frequency modes.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4350) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics at surfaces
(190.5330) Nonlinear optics : Photorefractive optics

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: February 12, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: March 19, 2010
Published: April 9, 2010

Xiangkui Ren, Tianhao Zhang, Huihui Ma, Weiwei Shao, Jingjun Xu, and Jianguo Tian, "Surface waves in two-photon photorefractive media," Appl. Opt. 49, 2215-2219 (2010)

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