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  • Vol. 26, Iss. 9 — May. 1, 2001
  • pp: 611–613

Photorefractive BaTiO3 spheres and spherical disks

Valéria B. Damião, Edeline Fotheringham, Vladimir Shkunov, Leslie Czaia, and Dana Z. Anderson  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 26, Issue 9, pp. 611-613 (2001)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.26.000611


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Abstract

We have produced single-crystal spheres and spherical disks of photorefractive barium titanate (BaTiO3) . The spheres and disks allow direct fiber-to-fiber two-beam coupling without additional optical elements. We also investigate the spontaneous oscillation of triangles and other whispering-gallery modes in these spherical structures.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components
(140.4780) Lasers and laser optics : Optical resonators
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.5330) Nonlinear optics : Photorefractive optics
(260.6970) Physical optics : Total internal reflection

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Valéria B. Damião, Edeline Fotheringham, Vladimir Shkunov, Leslie Czaia, and Dana Z. Anderson, "Photorefractive BaTiO3 spheres and spherical disks," Opt. Lett. 26, 611-613 (2001)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-26-9-611


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