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  • Vol. 17, Iss. 15 — Aug. 1, 1992
  • pp: 1076–1078

Limitation on holographic storage in photorefractive waveguides

Mordechai Segev, Amnon Yariv, and Joseph Shamir  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 17, Issue 15, pp. 1076-1078 (1992)

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We show that photorefractive waveguide devices are subject to a limitation on their holographic storage capability owing to transversely nonuniform nonlinear losses to evanescent and radiation modes.

© 1992 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: March 30, 1992
Published: August 1, 1992

Mordechai Segev, Joseph Shamir, and Amnon Yariv, "Limitation on holographic storage in photorefractive waveguides," Opt. Lett. 17, 1076-1078 (1992)

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