Abstract

In parallel-polarized photorefractive four-wave mixing the phase-matching condition can be achieved automatically if the pump beams are allowed to propagate in directions opposite to each other. However, in cross-polarized photorefractive four-wave mixing, the incident angles of the beams should be adjusted to maintain the phase-matching condition. We analyze the phase-matching properties of cross-polarized four-wave mixing with extraordinary writing beams and an ordinary reading beam and obtain the phase-conjugate reflectivity in consideration of phase mismatching. We also perform an experiment in which a phase-conjugate beam is generated in cross-polarized four-wave mixing and confirm the analyses.

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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Chang, J. Y.

Cronin-Golomb, M.

Cudney, R. S.

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[CrossRef]

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Fischer, B.

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[CrossRef]

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Holtmann, L.

S. Odoulov, B. Sturman, L. Holtmann, E. Krätzig, “Nonlinear scattering in BaTiO3 induced by two orthogonally polarized waves,” Appl. Phys. B 52, 317–322 (1991).
[CrossRef]

Jenssen, H. P.

Jungen, R.

Kang, H.

Kong, H.

Krätzig, E.

S. Odoulov, B. Sturman, L. Holtmann, E. Krätzig, “Nonlinear scattering in BaTiO3 induced by two orthogonally polarized waves,” Appl. Phys. B 52, 317–322 (1991).
[CrossRef]

Lee, S. H.

Lin, C.

Mu, G. G.

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J. B. Norman, “Phase-conjugate Michelson interferometers for all-optical image processing and computing,” Am. J. Phys. 60, 212–220 (1992).
[CrossRef]

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Odoulov, S.

Odoulov, S. G.

Okamoto, A.

M. Saito, A. Okamoto, Y. Takayama, M. Takamura, “Phase matching property of cross polarized four wave mixing in BaTiO3 crystal and optical bus application,” paper presented at the Sixth Topical Meeting on Photorefractive Materials, Effects and Devices, Chiba, Japan, 11–13 June 1997, paper WP28.

Pierce, R. M.

Roy, A.

A. Roy, K. Singh, “Cross and parallel polarization coupling in transmission-type degenerate four-wave mixing in compound semiconductor photorefractive crystals: orientational dependence,” J. Mod. Opt. 41, 987–1000 (1994).
[CrossRef]

A. Roy, K. Singh, “Effects of cross-polarization coupling in DFWM in photorefractive compound semiconductor crystals: transmission geometry,” J. Mod. Opt. 38, 1763–1772 (1991).
[CrossRef]

A. Roy, K. Singh, “Cross-polarization coupling via reflection-type degenerate four-wave mixing in compound semiconductor photorefractive crystals,” J. Appl. Phys. 70, 562–567 (1991).
[CrossRef]

Saito, M.

M. Saito, A. Okamoto, Y. Takayama, M. Takamura, “Phase matching property of cross polarized four wave mixing in BaTiO3 crystal and optical bus application,” paper presented at the Sixth Topical Meeting on Photorefractive Materials, Effects and Devices, Chiba, Japan, 11–13 June 1997, paper WP28.

Singh, K.

A. Roy, K. Singh, “Cross and parallel polarization coupling in transmission-type degenerate four-wave mixing in compound semiconductor photorefractive crystals: orientational dependence,” J. Mod. Opt. 41, 987–1000 (1994).
[CrossRef]

A. Roy, K. Singh, “Effects of cross-polarization coupling in DFWM in photorefractive compound semiconductor crystals: transmission geometry,” J. Mod. Opt. 38, 1763–1772 (1991).
[CrossRef]

A. Roy, K. Singh, “Cross-polarization coupling via reflection-type degenerate four-wave mixing in compound semiconductor photorefractive crystals,” J. Appl. Phys. 70, 562–567 (1991).
[CrossRef]

Sturman, B.

S. Odoulov, B. Sturman, L. Holtmann, E. Krätzig, “Nonlinear scattering in BaTiO3 induced by two orthogonally polarized waves,” Appl. Phys. B 52, 317–322 (1991).
[CrossRef]

Sturman, B. I.

Takamura, M.

M. Saito, A. Okamoto, Y. Takayama, M. Takamura, “Phase matching property of cross polarized four wave mixing in BaTiO3 crystal and optical bus application,” paper presented at the Sixth Topical Meeting on Photorefractive Materials, Effects and Devices, Chiba, Japan, 11–13 June 1997, paper WP28.

Takayama, Y.

M. Saito, A. Okamoto, Y. Takayama, M. Takamura, “Phase matching property of cross polarized four wave mixing in BaTiO3 crystal and optical bus application,” paper presented at the Sixth Topical Meeting on Photorefractive Materials, Effects and Devices, Chiba, Japan, 11–13 June 1997, paper WP28.

Tarr, M. P.

Tschude, T.

Tschudi, T.

Warde, C.

White, J. O.

M. Cronin-Golomb, B. Fischer, J. O. White, A. Yariv, “Theory and applications of four-wave mixing in photorefractive media,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-20, 12–31 (1984).
[CrossRef]

Wu, Z. K.

Yang, C. X.

Yariv, A.

M. Cronin-Golomb, B. Fischer, J. O. White, A. Yariv, “Theory and applications of four-wave mixing in photorefractive media,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-20, 12–31 (1984).
[CrossRef]

Yeh, P.

P. Yeh, Introduction to Photorefractive Nonlinear Optics (Wiley, New York, 1993).

Yin, S.

T. S. Yu, S. Yin, “Applications of photorefractive crystals to signal processing,” Int. J. Opt. Comput. 2, 143–163 (1991).

Yu, T. S.

T. S. Yu, S. Yin, “Applications of photorefractive crystals to signal processing,” Int. J. Opt. Comput. 2, 143–163 (1991).

Am. J. Phys. (1)

J. B. Norman, “Phase-conjugate Michelson interferometers for all-optical image processing and computing,” Am. J. Phys. 60, 212–220 (1992).
[CrossRef]

Appl. Opt. (1)

Appl. Phys. B (1)

S. Odoulov, B. Sturman, L. Holtmann, E. Krätzig, “Nonlinear scattering in BaTiO3 induced by two orthogonally polarized waves,” Appl. Phys. B 52, 317–322 (1991).
[CrossRef]

IEEE J. Quantum Electron. (1)

M. Cronin-Golomb, B. Fischer, J. O. White, A. Yariv, “Theory and applications of four-wave mixing in photorefractive media,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-20, 12–31 (1984).
[CrossRef]

Int. J. Opt. Comput. (1)

T. S. Yu, S. Yin, “Applications of photorefractive crystals to signal processing,” Int. J. Opt. Comput. 2, 143–163 (1991).

J. Appl. Phys. (1)

A. Roy, K. Singh, “Cross-polarization coupling via reflection-type degenerate four-wave mixing in compound semiconductor photorefractive crystals,” J. Appl. Phys. 70, 562–567 (1991).
[CrossRef]

J. Mod. Opt. (2)

A. Roy, K. Singh, “Cross and parallel polarization coupling in transmission-type degenerate four-wave mixing in compound semiconductor photorefractive crystals: orientational dependence,” J. Mod. Opt. 41, 987–1000 (1994).
[CrossRef]

A. Roy, K. Singh, “Effects of cross-polarization coupling in DFWM in photorefractive compound semiconductor crystals: transmission geometry,” J. Mod. Opt. 38, 1763–1772 (1991).
[CrossRef]

J. Opt. Soc. Am. B (2)

Opt. Lett. (6)

Opt. Quantum Electron. (1)

T. K. Das, G. C. Bhar, “Phase-conjugate bistability and multistability in moving-grating operated orthogonally polarized pump four-wave mixing in photorefractives,” Opt. Quantum Electron. 26, 1019–1032 (1994).
[CrossRef]

Other (2)

M. Saito, A. Okamoto, Y. Takayama, M. Takamura, “Phase matching property of cross polarized four wave mixing in BaTiO3 crystal and optical bus application,” paper presented at the Sixth Topical Meeting on Photorefractive Materials, Effects and Devices, Chiba, Japan, 11–13 June 1997, paper WP28.

P. Yeh, Introduction to Photorefractive Nonlinear Optics (Wiley, New York, 1993).

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