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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 10 — May. 14, 2007
  • pp: 6330–6335

Direct detection of optical phase conjugation in a colloidal medium

Carlos López-Mariscal, Julio C. Gutièrrez-Vega, David McGloin, and Kishan Dholakia  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 10, pp. 6330-6335 (2007)

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Degenerate four-wave mixing is demonstrated using an artificial Kerr medium and is evidenced by directly observing the phase conjugation of a vortex signal beam. The nonlinear susceptibility is produced by a refractive index grating created in a suspension of dielectric microscopic particles optically confined in the intensity grating distribution of two interfering laser beams.

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OCIS Codes
(140.7010) Lasers and laser optics : Laser trapping
(170.4520) Medical optics and biotechnology : Optical confinement and manipulation
(190.3970) Nonlinear optics : Microparticle nonlinear optics
(190.5040) Nonlinear optics : Phase conjugation

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: March 30, 2007
Revised Manuscript: May 3, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: May 4, 2007
Published: May 7, 2007

Carlos López-Mariscal, Julio C. Gutiérrez-Vega, David McGloin, and Kishan Dholakia, "Direct detection of optical phase conjugation in a colloidal medium," Opt. Express 15, 6330-6335 (2007)

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