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  • Editor: Henry Van Driel
  • Vol. 26, Iss. 4 — Apr. 1, 2009
  • pp: 684–690

Coupled-wave analysis of second-order Bragg diffraction. I. Reflection-type phase gratings

M. V. Vasnetsov, V. Yu. Bazhenov, S. S. Slussarenko, and G. Abbate  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 26, Issue 4, pp. 684-690 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.26.000684


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Abstract

Coupled-wave analysis was applied to the problem of optical wave diffraction in a thick reflection-type phase grating in a condition of second-order Bragg regime. Within the approximation of two resonant waves in a medium with phase (refractive index) modulation, an analytical formula was derived for the diffraction efficiency. A shift of the maximum of a diffraction efficiency contour from the position determined by vector synchronism (second-order Bragg resonance) was detected.

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OCIS Codes
(050.7330) Diffraction and gratings : Volume gratings
(140.3490) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, distributed-feedback

ToC Category:
Diffraction and Gratings

History
Original Manuscript: December 4, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: January 17, 2009
Published: March 16, 2009

Citation
M. V. Vasnetsov, V. Yu. Bazhenov, S. S. Slussarenko, and G. Abbate, "Coupled-wave analysis of second-order Bragg diffraction. I. Reflection-type phase gratings," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 26, 684-690 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-26-4-684


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