Beam propagation in photorefractive LiNbO3 planar waveguides has been studied at different beam intensities and propagation lengths. Self-defocusing and beam break-up have been observed and explained using BPM simulations under a 2-centre band transport model.

© 2010 Optical Society of America

PDF Article
More Like This
Photorefractive Response and Optical Damage Control in Proton Exchanged LiNbO3 Waveguides Via Proton Exchange Time

J. Villarroel, M. Carrascosa, J. Carnicero, O. Caballero, A. García-Cabañes, and J. M. Cabrera
MB2 Photorefractive Effects, Photosensitivity, Fiber Gratings, Photonic Materials and More (PR) 2007

Parallel propagation of coherent bright beams in a self-defocusing photorefractive crystal

M.M. Méndez Otero, M.D. Iturbe-Castillo, R. Ramos-García, M. Torres-Cisneros, and E. Alvarado-Méndez
QWF3 Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (QELS) 1999

Characterization of Guided Modes of Ti: LiNbO3 Channel Waveguide in Comparison with Beam Propagation Method

Jieda Li, Jay Kirk, and Marc P. Christensen
FThE6 Frontiers in Optics (FiO) 2009


You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
Login to access OSA Member Subscription