Airy beam propagation through unbiased photorefractive media

Joyce Lee, Shu Jia, Jason W. Fleischer, Demetrios N. Christodoulides

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Abstract

We observe the propagation of 1D Airy beams through an unbiased photorefractive crystal. For ordinary polarization, the beam diffracts, while for extraordinary polarization it experiences nonlinearity through charge diffusion and has its diffraction suppressed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationInternational Quantum Electronics Conference, IQEC 2009
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781557528698
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2009
EventInternational Quantum Electronics Conference, IQEC 2009 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: May 31 2009Jun 5 2009

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherInternational Quantum Electronics Conference, IQEC 2009
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period5/31/096/5/09

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Lee, J., Jia, S., Fleischer, J. W., & Christodoulides, D. N. (2009). Airy beam propagation through unbiased photorefractive media. In International Quantum Electronics Conference, IQEC 2009 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers). Optical Society of America (OSA). https://doi.org/10.1364/iqec.2009.ituc7