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  • Vol. 26, Iss. 21 — Nov. 1, 2001
  • pp: 1696–1698

Compensation for self-focusing by use of cascade quadratic nonlinearity

Kale Beckwitt, Frank W. Wise, Liejia Qian, Larry A. Walker II, and Edesly Canto-Said  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 26, Issue 21, pp. 1696-1698 (2001)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.26.001696


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Abstract

We demonstrate theoretically and experimentally compensation for positive Kerr phase shifts with negative phases generated by cascade quadratic processes. Experiments show correction of small-scale self-focusing and whole-beam self-focusing in the spatial domain and self-phase modulation in the temporal domain.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4420) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, transverse effects in
(320.5540) Ultrafast optics : Pulse shaping

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Kale Beckwitt, Frank W. Wise, Liejia Qian, Larry A. Walker II, and Edesly Canto-Said, "Compensation for self-focusing by use of cascade quadratic nonlinearity," Opt. Lett. 26, 1696-1698 (2001)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-26-21-1696


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