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Optical Engineering

Effective optical nonlinearity of KNSBN:Ce crystal and its applications to continuous-wave optical limiting
Author(s): John Edward Malowicki; Chunping Zhang; Serey Thai; Qi Wang Song
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Paper Abstract

The effective optical nonlinearity n2 of a Ce-doped KNSBN crystal is measured by using the Z-scan method. The dependence of n2 on the illumination wavelength and polarization is characterized. An optical limiter for strong cw illumination is demonstrated, based on self-focusing and spatial self-phase-modulation.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 1995
PDF: 6 pages
Opt. Eng. 34(8) doi: 10.1117/12.209468
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 34, Issue 8
Show Author Affiliations
John Edward Malowicki, Rome Lab. (United States)
Chunping Zhang, Nankai Univ. (China)
Serey Thai, Rome Lab. (United States)
Qi Wang Song, Syracuse Univ. (United States)


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