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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 2 — Jan. 16, 2012
  • pp: 754–763

Dynamic of total internal reflection (2+1)D bright beams on photorefractive SBN61:Ce crystal

E. Alvarado-Méndez, M. Trejo-Durán, J. M. Estudillo-Ayala, J. A. Andrade-Lucio, E. Vargas-Rodríguez, and M. de G. García-Hernández  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 2, pp. 754-763 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.20.000754


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Abstract

We study experimentally and numerically the transient behavior of a (2+1)D beam when it is totally reflected by nonlinear interface formed by SBN61:Ce photorefractive crystal. The dynamics give rise to observation of new beams. Due to modulation instability of the beam, the nonlinear interface stimulates the break of the beam into new beams that are reflected to different angles.

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OCIS Codes
(060.1810) Fiber optics and optical communications : Buffers, couplers, routers, switches, and multiplexers
(190.4350) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics at surfaces
(190.5330) Nonlinear optics : Photorefractive optics

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: October 7, 2011
Revised Manuscript: November 12, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: December 10, 2011
Published: January 3, 2012

Citation
E. Alvarado-Méndez, M. Trejo-Durán, J. M. Estudillo-Ayala, J. A. Andrade-Lucio, E. Vargas-Rodríguez, and M. de G. García-Hernández, "Dynamic of total internal reflection (2+1)D bright beams on photorefractive SBN61:Ce crystal," Opt. Express 20, 754-763 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-20-2-754


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