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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 34, Iss. 14 — Jul. 15, 2009
  • pp: 2126–2128

Coupling of counterpropagating light beams in low-symmetry crystals

Alexandr Shumelyuk, Serguey Odoulov, Gary Cook, and Dean R. Evans  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 34, Issue 14, pp. 2126-2128 (2009)

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Two-beam coupling gain enhancement is demonstrated for a nontraditional orientation of counterpropagating waves in the monoclinic crystal Sn 2 P 2 S 6 .

© 2009 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(160.2260) Materials : Ferroelectrics
(190.5330) Nonlinear optics : Photorefractive optics

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: April 10, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: May 27, 2009
Published: July 7, 2009

Alexandr Shumelyuk, Serguey Odoulov, Gary Cook, and Dean R. Evans, "Coupling of counterpropagating light beams in low-symmetry crystals," Opt. Lett. 34, 2126-2128 (2009)

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