We describe and demonstrate new modes of operation of a nonlinear electro-optic Fabry–Perot device that can be obtained by using reflected-light feedback. Very precise optical limiting and clipping characteristics can be achieved by suitably tailoring the resonator characteristics.
© 1978 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: December 23, 1977
Published: March 1, 1978
P. W. Smith, E. H. Turner, and B. B. Mumford, "Nonlinear electro-optic Fabry–Perot devices using reflected-light feedback," Opt. Lett. 2, 55-57 (1978)