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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 20 — Oct. 1, 2007
  • pp: 12777–12782

Near infrared photorefractive self focusing in Sn2P2S6:Te crystals

Cristian Dan, Delphine Wolfersberger, Nicolas Fressengeas, Germano Montemezzani, and Alexander A. Grabar  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 20, pp. 12777-12782 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.15.012777


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Abstract

The experimental observation of photorefractive self focusing in Sn2P2S6 : Te bulk crystals at 1.06 μm wavelength is presented. Steady state self focusing is reached as fast as 15 ms for an input peak intensity equal to 160 W/cm2. Self focusing is maximum for input peak intensities around 15 W/cm2 and is decreasing for intensities below and above this value.

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OCIS Codes
(190.5330) Nonlinear optics : Photorefractive optics
(260.3060) Physical optics : Infrared
(260.5950) Physical optics : Self-focusing
(190.6135) Nonlinear optics : Spatial solitons

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: July 23, 2007
Revised Manuscript: August 24, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: August 26, 2007
Published: September 21, 2007

Citation
Cristian Dan, Delphine Wolfersberger, Nicolas Fressengeas, Germano Montemezzani, and Alexander A. Grabar, "Near infrared photorefractive self focusing in Sn2P2S6:Te crystals," Opt. Express 15, 12777-12782 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-15-20-12777


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