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Journal of the Optical Society of America B


  • Vol. 15, Iss. 5 — May. 1, 1998
  • pp: 1602–1609

Propagation of a Gaussian beam in a bacteriorhodopsin film

Q. Wang Song, Xu-Ming Wang, Robert R. Birge, John D. Downie, Dogan Timucin, and Charles Gary  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 15, Issue 5, pp. 1602-1609 (1998)

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Gaussian-beam propagation in the bio-optical material bacteriorhodopsin is studied with the consideration of the material’s intensity-dependent absorption and refractive-index modulation. The beam-focusing size, focusing position, intensity change in the material, and the dependence of these factors on the incident-beam parameters are simulated.

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OCIS Codes
(050.0050) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction and gratings
(090.0090) Holography : Holography
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(210.0210) Optical data storage : Optical data storage
(260.0260) Physical optics : Physical optics

Q. Wang Song, Xu-Ming Wang, Robert R. Birge, John D. Downie, Dogan Timucin, and Charles Gary, "Propagation of a Gaussian beam in a bacteriorhodopsin film," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 15, 1602-1609 (1998)

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