OSA's Digital Library

Optics Letters

Optics Letters

| RAPID, SHORT PUBLICATIONS ON THE LATEST IN OPTICAL DISCOVERIES

  • Vol. 24, Iss. 23 — Dec. 1, 1999
  • pp: 1669–1671

Nonreciprocal diffraction by spatial modulation of absorption and refraction

Rouslan Birabassov, Ararat Yesayan, and Tigran V. Galstyan  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 24, Issue 23, pp. 1669-1671 (1999)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.24.001669


View Full Text Article

Acrobat PDF (88 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

Linear diffraction gratings that provide strongly asymmetric diffraction without surface modulation are created and studied. The spatial phase shift of the refractive-index grating relative to the absorption grating is the origin of nonreciprocal behavior.

© 1999 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(050.1940) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction
(050.2770) Diffraction and gratings : Gratings

Citation
Rouslan Birabassov, Ararat Yesayan, and Tigran V. Galstyan, "Nonreciprocal diffraction by spatial modulation of absorption and refraction," Opt. Lett. 24, 1669-1671 (1999)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-24-23-1669


Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset

References

  1. P. Lalanne, S. Astilean, P. Chavel, E. Cambril, and H. Launois, J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 16, 1143 (1999).
  2. A. Ashkin, G. D. Boyd, J. M. Dziedic, R. G. Smith, A. A. Ballman, and K. Nassau, Appl. Phys. Lett. 9, 72 (1966).
  3. D. L. Staebler and J. J. Amodei, J. Appl. Phys. 34, 1042 (1972).
  4. N. V. Kukhtarev, V. M. Markov, S. G. Odulov, M. S. Soskin, and V. L. Vinetski, Ferroelectrics 22, 949 (1979).
  5. K. Sutter and P. Günter, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 7, 2274 (1990).
  6. P. Yeh and C. Gu, eds., Landmark Papers on Photorefractive Nonlinear Optics (World Scientific, Singapore, 1995).
  7. P. Gunter and J.-P. Huignard, eds., Photorefractive Materials and Their Applications I & II (Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1988 & 1989), Vols. 61 and 62.
  8. V. L. Vinetskii, N. V. Kukhtarev, S. G. Odulov, and M. S. Soskin, Usp. Fiz. Nauk 129, 113 (1979) Sov. Phys. Usp. 22, 9 (1979).
  9. W. E. Moerner, S. M. Silence, F. Hache, and G. C. Bjorklund, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 11, 320 (1994).
  10. E. V. Rudenko and A. V. Sukhov, Sov. JETP 78, 875 (1994).
  11. B. Kippelen, K. Meerholz, and N. Peygambarian, in Nonlinear Optics of Organic Molecules and Polymers, H. S. Nalwa and S. Miyata, eds. (CRC Press, Boca Raton, Fla., 1997), pp. 465–513.
  12. M. V. Berry, The Diffraction of Light by Ultrasound (Academic, New York, 1966).
  13. L. Poladian, Phys. Rev. E 54, 2963 (1996).
  14. Y. Boucher, Opt. Commun. 136, 410 (1997).
  15. G. Montemezzani and M. Zgonik, Phys. Rev. E 55, 1035 (1997).
  16. T. V. Galstyan, “Fabrication of asymmetric and nonreciprocal elements (diodes) for optical and microwave photonic devices,” U.S. patent 60,101,085 (patent pending, September 18, 1998).
  17. M. Dumont, S. Hosotte, G. Froc, and Z. Sekkat, Proc. SPIE 2042, 2 (1993).
  18. R. Birabassov, T. V. Galstyan, F. Dechamplain, and A. Ritcey, Proc. SPIE 3491, 704 (1998).

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.


« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited