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  • Vol. 15, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 1998
  • pp: 2716–2720

Two-wave mixing gain enhancement in photorefractive CdZnTe:V by optically stimulated electron–hole resonance

P. Pogany, H. J. Eichler, and M. Hage Ali  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 15, Issue 11, pp. 2716-2720 (1998)

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Large photorefractive two-wave mixing gain in CdZnTe:V at a 1.5-μm wavelength is demonstrated with an external dc field and a third incoherent stimulating beam of 1.3-μm wavelength. Resonant gain enhancement depending on the intensity of the incoherent illumination was observed. The maximum gain coefficient of 5.5 cm-1 is comparable with the value obtained with an ac field.

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OCIS Codes
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.7070) Nonlinear optics : Two-wave mixing
(200.3050) Optics in computing : Information processing
(260.5740) Physical optics : Resonance
(350.7420) Other areas of optics : Waves

P. Pogany, H. J. Eichler, and M. Hage Ali, "Two-wave mixing gain enhancement in photorefractive CdZnTe:V by optically stimulated electron– hole resonance," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 15, 2716-2720 (1998)

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