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Optical bistability and hysteresis with a photorefractive self-pumped phase conjugate mirror

Kwong, Sze-Keung and Cronin-Golomb, Mark and Yariv, Amnon (1984) Optical bistability and hysteresis with a photorefractive self-pumped phase conjugate mirror. Applied Physics Letters, 45 (10). pp. 1016-1018. ISSN 0003-6951. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:KWOapl84

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Abstract

Bistability and hysteresis have been observed in a photorefractive passive phase conjugate mirror. A threshold basis for the effect is presented and the results of an experimental demonstration of the device are given.


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Additional Information:© 1984 American Institute of Physics. Received 8 June 1984; accepted 27 August 1984. The authors would like to thank N. Bloembergen for helpful discussions. This work was supported by the U. S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research, and U. S. Army Research Office, Durham, North Carolina.
Subject Keywords:optical bistability; hysteresis; mirrors; phase conjugation; photorefractive effect; optical systems; cavities; nonlinear optics; lithium niobates; barium titanates; strontium compounds; optical storage
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Alternative URL:http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.95046
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