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  • Vol. 39, Iss. 35 — Dec. 10, 2000
  • pp: 6656–6662

Coherent optical signal transferring on request by use of a BaTiO3 crystal

Hsiao Yi Lee, Tzu Chiang Chen, and Hon Fai Yau  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 39, Issue 35, pp. 6656-6662 (2000)

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We demonstrate experimentally a setup with which a two-dimensional picture can be transmitted from one plane to another at a signal request of the latter plane and the original picture continues to propagate unhindered along its original direction to the next stage. The setup makes use of photorefractive four-wave mixing and the self-pumped phase conjugation for its operation. Some means for increasing the contrast of the final transmitted image have been discussed.

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OCIS Codes
(070.5040) Fourier optics and signal processing : Phase conjugation
(190.5040) Nonlinear optics : Phase conjugation
(190.5330) Nonlinear optics : Photorefractive optics
(190.7070) Nonlinear optics : Two-wave mixing
(200.4650) Optics in computing : Optical interconnects

Original Manuscript: October 21, 1999
Revised Manuscript: May 26, 2000
Published: December 10, 2000

Hsiao Yi Lee, Tzu Chiang Chen, and Hon Fai Yau, "Coherent optical signal transferring on request by use of a BaTiO3 crystal," Appl. Opt. 39, 6656-6662 (2000)

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