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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 18 — Sep. 4, 2006
  • pp: 8298–8304

Frequency up-conversion of coherent images by intracavity nondegenerate four-wave mixing

O. Ormachea, O. G. Romanov, A. L. Tolstik, J. L. Arce-Diego, F. Fanjul-Velez, and D. Pereda-Cubian  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 18, pp. 8298-8304 (2006)

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This work presents theoretical and experimental studies of the processes of light field transformations upon frequency-nondegenerate four-wave mixing (NFWM) in a nonlinear Fabry-Perot interferometer (FPI). The principal aims are the development of a theory for intracavity four-wave mixing in complex molecular media in conditions of scattering from dynamic gratings and resonator feedback; determination of a mechanism of light field transformations in dynamic holograms, and also by nonlinear interferometers; working out and introduction of novel nonlinear-optical methods to control the characteristics of light beams. High diffraction efficiency (up to 13.5%) with simultaneous infrared-to-visible frequency conversion of coherent images has been experimentally obtained by intracavity NFWM.

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OCIS Codes
(050.0050) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction and gratings
(090.0090) Holography : Holography
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4380) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, four-wave mixing

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: July 5, 2006
Revised Manuscript: August 18, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: August 21, 2006
Published: September 1, 2006

O. Ormachea, O. G. Romanov, A. L. Tolstik, J. L. Arce-Diego, F. Fanjul-Vélez, and D. Pereda-Cubian, "Frequency up-conversion of coherent images by intracavity nondegenerate four-wave mixing," Opt. Express 14, 8298-8304 (2006)

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