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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 32, Iss. 12 — Jun. 15, 2007
  • pp: 1668–1670

Forward four-wave mixing with defocusing nonlinearity

Shu Jia, Wenjie Wan, and Jason W. Fleischer  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 32, Issue 12, pp. 1668-1670 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.32.001668


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Abstract

We experimentally demonstrate degenerate, forward four-wave mixing effects in a self-defocusing photorefractive medium, in both one and two transverse dimensions. We observe the nonlinear evolution of new modes as a function of propagation distance, in both the near-field and far-field (Fourier space) regions.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4380) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, four-wave mixing
(190.4420) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, transverse effects in

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: December 14, 2006
Revised Manuscript: March 5, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: April 6, 2007
Published: June 5, 2007

Citation
Shu Jia, Wenjie Wan, and Jason W. Fleischer, "Forward four-wave mixing with defocusing nonlinearity," Opt. Lett. 32, 1668-1670 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-32-12-1668


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