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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 35, Iss. 8 — Apr. 15, 2010
  • pp: 1275–1277

Spatial phase modulation from permanent memory in doped glass

Thandar Myint and R. R. Alfano  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 35, Issue 8, pp. 1275-1277 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.35.001275


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Abstract

Diffraction rings are observed from photoinduced permanent memory of doped glass. The permanent memory is created by the high-intensity picosecond laser beam. A 1 mm spot size of laser beam creates spatially variable refractive index memory, which appears as a void located inside the glass. When a probe laser beam passes through the memory region, the diffraction rings arisen from spatial phase modulation of the transverse phase of the input beam are created. Agreement between the observed and calculated beam pattern using Kirchhoff’s diffraction integral is satisfactory.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1940) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction
(190.5940) Nonlinear optics : Self-action effects

ToC Category:
Diffraction and Gratings

History
Original Manuscript: December 7, 2009
Revised Manuscript: February 28, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: March 5, 2010
Published: April 15, 2010

Citation
Thandar Myint and R. R. Alfano, "Spatial phase modulation from permanent memory in doped glass," Opt. Lett. 35, 1275-1277 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-35-8-1275


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