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)