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About efficiency of all-optical poling of isotropic media
Author(s): M. K. Balakirev; V. A. Smirnov; L. I. Vostrikova
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Paper Abstract

By all-optical poling of a medium the long-lived space-periodic electrostatic field arises inside the sample and, as a result of such induction, an isotropic medium gains the properties of an inhomogeneous optical single-axis crystal. The space distribution and the maximum value of the resulting induced electrostatic field in the present of the current mechanism of all-optical poling are substantially depending on the geometry of poling process in medium during the interaction of intersecting laser beams. All-optical poling process is theoretically studied at different conditions of two-beam interaction in an conductive isotropic media and the spatial distributions of the resulting induced electric fields are analyzed. The efficiencies and the features of the typical geometrical schemes of all-optical poling are discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 June 2006
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 6259, ICONO 2005: Nonlinear Optical Phenomena, 62590D (14 June 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.677875
Show Author Affiliations
M. K. Balakirev, Institute of Semiconductor Physics (Russia)
V. A. Smirnov, Institute of Semiconductor Physics (Russia)
L. I. Vostrikova, Institute of Semiconductor Physics (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6259:
ICONO 2005: Nonlinear Optical Phenomena
Konstantin Drabovich; Vladimir Makarov; Yuen-Ron Shen, Editor(s)

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