OSA's Digital Library

Journal of the Optical Society of America B

Journal of the Optical Society of America B

| OPTICAL PHYSICS

  • Vol. 13, Iss. 10 — Oct. 1, 1996
  • pp: 2164–2169

Theory of nondegenerate two-wave mixing in an absorptive Kerr medium

Andrei G. Skirtach, David J. Simkin, and Simon A. Boothroyd  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 13, Issue 10, pp. 2164-2169 (1996)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.13.002164


View Full Text Article

Acrobat PDF (236 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

The solution of the nondegenerate two-wave-mixing problem in an absorptive Kerr medium including the contribution from nonlinear absorption is obtained for the first time to our knowledge. This solution enables us to analyze the influence of nonlinear absorption on the two-wave-mixing gain and account for previously unexplained results reported for ruby and Cr3+ :YAlO3. The effect of nonlinear absorption of a pump beam on the gain of a probe beam is shown to be minimized when incident intensities of the interacting beams are equal. The intensity dependence of the two-wave-mixing gain for dispersive (ruby and Cr3+ :YAlO3) media and the gain measurements for absorptive (fluorescein-doped glass) media are also in agreement with the new theory.

© 1996 Optical Society of America

Citation
Andrei G. Skirtach, David J. Simkin, and Simon A. Boothroyd, "Theory of nondegenerate two-wave mixing in an absorptive Kerr medium," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 13, 2164-2169 (1996)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-13-10-2164

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article level metrics are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited