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  • Vol. 36, Iss. 15 — Aug. 1, 2011
  • pp: 2815–2817

Pattern formation using optical vortices in a photorefractive single feedback system

Vianney Caullet, Nicolas Marsal, Delphine Wolfersberger, and Marc Sciamanna  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 36, Issue 15, pp. 2815-2817 (2011)

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We analyze numerically the dynamics of optical patterns in a photorefractive single feedback system where a vortex beam is used as the input beam. Depending on the topological charge of the vortex and on the nonlinear photorefractive coupling strength, we observe different pattern geometries with a rotating dynamics.

© 2011 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.3100) Nonlinear optics : Instabilities and chaos
(190.4420) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, transverse effects in

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: June 6, 2011
Revised Manuscript: June 27, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: June 28, 2011
Published: July 20, 2011

Vianney Caullet, Nicolas Marsal, Delphine Wolfersberger, and Marc Sciamanna, "Pattern formation using optical vortices in a photorefractive single feedback system," Opt. Lett. 36, 2815-2817 (2011)

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