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  • Editor: Xi-Cheng Zhang
  • Vol. 39, Iss. 13 — Jul. 1, 2014
  • pp: 3880–3883

Strong polarization effects in photothermal common-path interferometry

S. Fieberg, B. Sturman, F. Kühnemann, and K. Buse  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 39, Issue 13, pp. 3880-3883 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.39.003880


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Abstract

We show experimentally and theoretically that heating of highly transparent materials by continuous-wave pump beams induces strong optical anisotropy for probe beams in primarily optically isotropic configurations. This is due to a uniaxial thermally induced strain and the elasto-optic effect. The cases of glasses and lithium niobate crystals are considered. The discovered effect is important for the development of techniques aimed at the analysis of absorptive properties of transparent optical materials.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1940) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction
(300.6430) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, photothermal

ToC Category:
Spectroscopy

History
Original Manuscript: May 9, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: May 25, 2014
Published: June 24, 2014

Citation
S. Fieberg, B. Sturman, F. Kühnemann, and K. Buse, "Strong polarization effects in photothermal common-path interferometry," Opt. Lett. 39, 3880-3883 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-39-13-3880


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