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  • Vol. 21, Iss. 14 — Jul. 15, 1996
  • pp: 1014–1016

Amplification of optical signals in Bi12TiO20 crystal by photorefractive surface waves

A. V. Khomenko, A. García-Weidner, and A. A. Kamshilin  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 21, Issue 14, pp. 1014-1016 (1996)

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We have demonstrated experimentally beam amplification by coupling between the signal beam and the photorefractive surfaces wave in Bi12TiO20 crystal. A gain of 16,000 has been measured, with an output signal-to-noise ratio of >20 for weak input signals.

© 1996 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: December 1, 1995
Published: July 15, 1996

A. V. Khomenko, A. A. Kamshilin, and A. García-Weidner, "Amplification of optical signals in Bi12TiO20 crystal by photorefractive surface waves," Opt. Lett. 21, 1014-1016 (1996)

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