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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 35, Iss. 22 — Nov. 15, 2010
  • pp: 3844–3846

Transparency in Bragg scattering and phase conjugation

S. Longhi  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 35, Issue 22, pp. 3844-3846 (2010)

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Reflectionless transmission of light waves with unitary transmittance is shown to occur in a certain class of gain-grating structures and phase-conjugation mirrors in the unstable (above-threshold) regime. Such structures are synthesized by means of the Darboux method developed in the context of supersymmetric relativistic quantum mechanics. Transparency is associated to superluminal pulse transmission.

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OCIS Codes
(070.5040) Fourier optics and signal processing : Phase conjugation
(140.3490) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, distributed-feedback
(230.1480) Optical devices : Bragg reflectors

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

Original Manuscript: August 30, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: October 18, 2010
Published: November 12, 2010

S. Longhi, "Transparency in Bragg scattering and phase conjugation," Opt. Lett. 35, 3844-3846 (2010)

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