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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 10 — May. 12, 2008
  • pp: 7134–7141

Impact of tensorial nature of the electro-optic effect on vortex beam propagation in photorefractive media

Rémy Passier, Fabrice Devaux, and Mathieu Chauvet  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 10, pp. 7134-7141 (2008)

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Influence of the anisotropic tensorial electro-optic effect of LiNbO3:Fe photorefractive defocusing medium on propagation of a vortex beam is numerically and experimentally investigated. Characteristic behaviors are depicted by varying light polarization, sign of vortex angular momentum and propagation directions.

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OCIS Codes
(160.2100) Materials : Electro-optical materials
(160.5320) Materials : Photorefractive materials
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.5330) Nonlinear optics : Photorefractive optics
(260.5950) Physical optics : Self-focusing

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Original Manuscript: January 15, 2008
Revised Manuscript: March 4, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: March 25, 2008
Published: May 2, 2008

Rémy Passier, Fabrice Devaux, and Mathieu Chauvet, "Impact of tensorial nature of the electro-optic effect on vortex beam propagation in photorefractive media," Opt. Express 16, 7134-7141 (2008)

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