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  • Vol. 19, Iss. 7 — Jul. 1, 2002
  • pp: 1582–1591

Parametric scattering processes in photorefractive periodically poled lithium niobate

Evgueny Podivilov, Boris Sturman, Mikhail Goul'kov, Serguey Odoulov, Gabriel Calvo, Fernando Agulló-López, and Mersedes Carrascosa  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 19, Issue 7, pp. 1582-1591 (2002)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.19.001582


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Abstract

We present an analysis of photorefractive properties of bulk periodically poled lithium niobate. The results obtained are applied to description and interpretation of phase-matched four-wave processes found recently in this novel nonlinear material. These processes manifest themselves in rings, lines, and dots of light-induced scattering that are essentially different from those known for single-domain crystals. We conclude that periodically poled lithium niobate is a new nonlinear material promising for various photorefractive applications.

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OCIS Codes
(160.5320) Materials : Photorefractive materials
(190.5330) Nonlinear optics : Photorefractive optics

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Evgueny Podivilov, Boris Sturman, Mikhail Goul'kov, Serguey Odoulov, Gabriel Calvo, Fernando Agulló-López, and Mersedes Carrascosa, "Parametric scattering processes in photorefractive periodically poled lithium niobate," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 19, 1582-1591 (2002)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-19-7-1582


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