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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 31, Iss. 14 — Jul. 15, 2006
  • pp: 2166–2168

Enhancement of the two-wave-mixing gain in a stack of thin nonlinear media by use of the Talbot effect

U. Bortolozzo, S. Residori, and J. P. Huignard  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 31, Issue 14, pp. 2166-2168 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.31.002166


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Abstract

We show that the Talbot effect can be used to increase the gain of two-wave mixing in a stack of thin nonlinear media. We demonstrate that a large gain enhancement is achieved for a few nonlinear elements, provided that they are placed at distances that satisfy Talbot recurrences.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(050.1960) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction theory
(190.4360) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, devices

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: February 21, 2006
Revised Manuscript: April 13, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: April 26, 2006

Citation
U. Bortolozzo, S. Residori, and J. P. Huignard, "Enhancement of the two-wave-mixing gain in a stack of thin nonlinear media by use of the Talbot effect," Opt. Lett. 31, 2166-2168 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-31-14-2166


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