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  • Vol. 27, Iss. 19 — Oct. 1, 2002
  • pp: 1711–1713

Fast adaptive interferometer with a photorefractive GaP crystal

Alexei A. Kamshilin and VictorV. Prokofiev  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 27, Issue 19, pp. 1711-1713 (2002)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.27.001711


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Abstract

The performance of an adaptive interferometer based on mixing of light waves with different polarization states in a photorefractive GaP crystal at λ=0.633μm is described. Both high sensitivity and fast response time are achieved with a low-power He–Ne laser. The parameters of the interferometer are appropriate for remote ultrasound detection in an industrial environment.

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OCIS Codes
(120.5050) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Phase measurement
(190.7070) Nonlinear optics : Two-wave mixing

Citation
Alexei A. Kamshilin and VictorV. Prokofiev, "Fast adaptive interferometer with a photorefractive GaP crystal," Opt. Lett. 27, 1711-1713 (2002)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-27-19-1711


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