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  • Vol. 23, Iss. 12 — Jun. 15, 1998
  • pp: 915–917

Nonvolatile photorefractive spectral holography

Kazutaka Oba, Pang-Chen Sun, and Yeshaiahu Fainman  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 23, Issue 12, pp. 915-917 (1998)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.23.000915


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Abstract

We demonstrate nonvolatile storage of femtosecond pulses in a photorefractive LiNbO3 crystal with recording and readout of spectral holograms at wavelengths of 460 and 920 nm, respectively. No degradation was observed after 24 h of continuous readout. We also show that we can realize the time-lens effect with our system by appropriately setting the ratio of the recording and the reconstruction wavelengths and the spectral resolution of the recording and the reconstruction processes.

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OCIS Codes
(090.0090) Holography : Holography
(190.5330) Nonlinear optics : Photorefractive optics

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Kazutaka Oba, Pang-Chen Sun, and Yeshaiahu Fainman, "Nonvolatile photorefractive spectral holography," Opt. Lett. 23, 915-917 (1998)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-23-12-915


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