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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 19 — Sep. 19, 2005
  • pp: 7666–7671

Observation of strong stimulated photorefractive scattering and self-pumped phase conjugation in LiNbO3:Mg in the ultraviolet

Haijun Qiao, Yasuo Tomita, Jingjun Xu, Qiang Wu, Guoquan Zhang, and Guangyin Zhang  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 19, pp. 7666-7671 (2005)

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We report on the observation of diffusion-dominant pho-torefraction and light-induced nonlinear backward scattering in highly Mg-doped LiNbO3 at 351 nm. We also demonstrate what we believe to be the first continuous-wave self-pumped phase conjugation via stimulated photorefractive backscattering in the ultraviolet.

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OCIS Codes
(070.5040) Fourier optics and signal processing : Phase conjugation
(190.5330) Nonlinear optics : Photorefractive optics
(260.7190) Physical optics : Ultraviolet
(290.1350) Scattering : Backscattering

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Original Manuscript: June 28, 2005
Revised Manuscript: September 12, 2005
Published: September 19, 2005

Haijun Qiao, Yasuo Tomita, Jingjun Xu, Qiang Wu, Guoquan Zhang, and Guangyin Zhang, "Observation of strong stimulated photorefractive scattering and self-pumped phase conjugation in LiNbO3:Mg in the ultraviolet," Opt. Express 13, 7666-7671 (2005)

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