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Autowave type instability in photorefractive crystals
Author(s): Anna N. Morozovska; Vyacheslav V. Obukhovsky
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Paper Abstract

The periodic `autowave' photoinduced light scattering process during steady-state optical excitation of the photorefractive ferroelectric crystal LiNbO3 has been investigated. Autowave instability was considered for the crystals with cubic nonlinearity within the framework of the four-wave interactions. The transverse instability of the interacting fields was taken into account. The conditions for existence of such phenomenon were found. The influence of the photovoltaic effect and charge carriers diffusion on frequency spectrum of autowaves generation was studied.

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Date Published: 18 November 1999
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 3904, Fourth International Conference on Correlation Optics, (18 November 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.370404
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Anna N. Morozovska, Taras Shevchenko Kiev Univ. (Ukraine)
Vyacheslav V. Obukhovsky, Taras Shevchenko Kiev Univ. (Ukraine)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3904:
Fourth International Conference on Correlation Optics
Oleg V. Angelsky, Editor(s)

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