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  • Editor: Zhiping (James) Zhou
  • Vol. 1, Iss. 2 — Aug. 1, 2013
  • pp: 96–101

Imaging in focusing Kerr media using reverse propagation [Invited]

Alexandre Goy and Demetri Psaltis  »View Author Affiliations

Photonics Research, Vol. 1, Issue 2, pp. 96-101 (2013)

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We present imaging experiments in focusing Kerr media using digital holography and digital reverse propagation (DRP) of the wave. For moderate power, the nonlinear DRP algorithm can be used to improve the quality of images over the linear DRP. We discuss the limits of the method at high power, the role of small-scale filaments, and the problem of time-dependent self-phase modulation.

© 2013 Chinese Laser Press

OCIS Codes
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.3270) Nonlinear optics : Kerr effect
(090.1995) Holography : Digital holography

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: April 26, 2013
Revised Manuscript: May 18, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: May 18, 2013
Published: July 19, 2013

Alexandre Goy and Demetri Psaltis, "Imaging in focusing Kerr media using reverse propagation [Invited]," Photon. Res. 1, 96-101 (2013)

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