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  • Vol. 15, Iss. 5 — May. 1, 1998
  • pp: 1528–1532

Photorefractive subharmonics—a beam-coupling effect?

Henrik C. Pedersen, Per M. Johansen, and D. J. Webb  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 15, Issue 5, pp. 1528-1532 (1998)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.15.001528


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Abstract

Using the so-called ac field technique, we investigate experimentally the influence of optical beam coupling on the generation of subharmonic gratings in a photorefractive sillenite crystal. By the use of two different recording configurations, we are able to distinguish between effects caused by material nonlinearities and effects caused by optical beam coupling.

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(050.2770) Diffraction and gratings : Gratings
(160.5320) Materials : Photorefractive materials

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Henrik C. Pedersen, Per M. Johansen, and D. J. Webb, "Photorefractive subharmonics—a beam-coupling effect?," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 15, 1528-1532 (1998)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-15-5-1528


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