Abstract

The appearance of subharmonics with the aid of an applied square-wave field is reported for the first time to our knowledge. It is shown that the intensity and the order of the subharmonics are dependent on the repetition rate of the square wave.

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1991 (2)

D. C. Jones, S. F. Lyuksyutov, L. Solymar, Appl. Phys. B 52, 173 (1991).
[CrossRef]

O. P. Nestiorkin, Opt. Commun. 81, 315 (1991).
[CrossRef]

1990 (2)

D. J. Webb, L. B. Au, D. C. Jones, L. Solymar, Appl. Phys. Lett. 57, 1602 (1990).
[CrossRef]

D. J. Webb, L. Solymar, Opt. Commun. 74, 386 (1990).
[CrossRef]

1989 (1)

1988 (2)

K. H. Ringhofer, L. Solymar, Appl. Phys. Lett. 53, 1039 (1988).
[CrossRef]

S. Mallick, B. Imbert, H. Ducollet, J. P. Herriau, J. P. Huignard, J. Appl. Phys. 63, 5660 (1988).
[CrossRef]

1985 (1)

S. I. Stepanov, M. P. Petrov, Opt. Commun. 53, 292 (1985).
[CrossRef]

Au, L. B.

D. J. Webb, L. B. Au, D. C. Jones, L. Solymar, Appl. Phys. Lett. 57, 1602 (1990).
[CrossRef]

Bledowski, A.

B. I. Sturman, A. Bledowski, J. Otten, K. H. Ringhofer, “Subharmonics in photorefractive crystals,” submitted to J. Opt. Soc. Am. B.

Ducollet, H.

S. Mallick, B. Imbert, H. Ducollet, J. P. Herriau, J. P. Huignard, J. Appl. Phys. 63, 5660 (1988).
[CrossRef]

Herriau, J. P.

S. Mallick, B. Imbert, H. Ducollet, J. P. Herriau, J. P. Huignard, J. Appl. Phys. 63, 5660 (1988).
[CrossRef]

Huignard, J. P.

S. Mallick, B. Imbert, H. Ducollet, J. P. Herriau, J. P. Huignard, J. Appl. Phys. 63, 5660 (1988).
[CrossRef]

Imbert, B.

S. Mallick, B. Imbert, H. Ducollet, J. P. Herriau, J. P. Huignard, J. Appl. Phys. 63, 5660 (1988).
[CrossRef]

Jones, D. C.

D. C. Jones, S. F. Lyuksyutov, L. Solymar, Appl. Phys. B 52, 173 (1991).
[CrossRef]

D. J. Webb, L. B. Au, D. C. Jones, L. Solymar, Appl. Phys. Lett. 57, 1602 (1990).
[CrossRef]

D. C. Jones, L. Solymar, Opt. Lett. 14, 743 (1989).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Lyuksyutov, S. F.

D. C. Jones, S. F. Lyuksyutov, L. Solymar, Appl. Phys. B 52, 173 (1991).
[CrossRef]

Mallick, S.

S. Mallick, B. Imbert, H. Ducollet, J. P. Herriau, J. P. Huignard, J. Appl. Phys. 63, 5660 (1988).
[CrossRef]

Nestiorkin, O. P.

O. P. Nestiorkin, Opt. Commun. 81, 315 (1991).
[CrossRef]

Otten, J.

B. I. Sturman, A. Bledowski, J. Otten, K. H. Ringhofer, “Subharmonics in photorefractive crystals,” submitted to J. Opt. Soc. Am. B.

Petrov, M. P.

S. I. Stepanov, M. P. Petrov, Opt. Commun. 53, 292 (1985).
[CrossRef]

Ringhofer, K. H.

K. H. Ringhofer, L. Solymar, Appl. Phys. Lett. 53, 1039 (1988).
[CrossRef]

B. I. Sturman, A. Bledowski, J. Otten, K. H. Ringhofer, “Subharmonics in photorefractive crystals,” submitted to J. Opt. Soc. Am. B.

Solymar, L.

D. C. Jones, S. F. Lyuksyutov, L. Solymar, Appl. Phys. B 52, 173 (1991).
[CrossRef]

D. J. Webb, L. B. Au, D. C. Jones, L. Solymar, Appl. Phys. Lett. 57, 1602 (1990).
[CrossRef]

D. J. Webb, L. Solymar, Opt. Commun. 74, 386 (1990).
[CrossRef]

D. C. Jones, L. Solymar, Opt. Lett. 14, 743 (1989).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

K. H. Ringhofer, L. Solymar, Appl. Phys. Lett. 53, 1039 (1988).
[CrossRef]

Stepanov, S. I.

S. I. Stepanov, M. P. Petrov, Opt. Commun. 53, 292 (1985).
[CrossRef]

Sturman, B. I.

B. I. Sturman, A. Bledowski, J. Otten, K. H. Ringhofer, “Subharmonics in photorefractive crystals,” submitted to J. Opt. Soc. Am. B.

Webb, D. J.

D. J. Webb, L. B. Au, D. C. Jones, L. Solymar, Appl. Phys. Lett. 57, 1602 (1990).
[CrossRef]

D. J. Webb, L. Solymar, Opt. Commun. 74, 386 (1990).
[CrossRef]

Appl. Phys. B (1)

D. C. Jones, S. F. Lyuksyutov, L. Solymar, Appl. Phys. B 52, 173 (1991).
[CrossRef]

Appl. Phys. Lett. (2)

K. H. Ringhofer, L. Solymar, Appl. Phys. Lett. 53, 1039 (1988).
[CrossRef]

D. J. Webb, L. B. Au, D. C. Jones, L. Solymar, Appl. Phys. Lett. 57, 1602 (1990).
[CrossRef]

J. Appl. Phys. (1)

S. Mallick, B. Imbert, H. Ducollet, J. P. Herriau, J. P. Huignard, J. Appl. Phys. 63, 5660 (1988).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Commun. (3)

D. J. Webb, L. Solymar, Opt. Commun. 74, 386 (1990).
[CrossRef]

S. I. Stepanov, M. P. Petrov, Opt. Commun. 53, 292 (1985).
[CrossRef]

O. P. Nestiorkin, Opt. Commun. 81, 315 (1991).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Lett. (1)

Other (1)

B. I. Sturman, A. Bledowski, J. Otten, K. H. Ringhofer, “Subharmonics in photorefractive crystals,” submitted to J. Opt. Soc. Am. B.

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Figures (2)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Experimental setup for observing subharmonics. PZ, piezoelectric.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Photographs of subharmonics produced by applying an ac field. A, pump beams; C, higher-order beams. (a) B, second subharmonic. (b) D, third subharmonics. (c) E, fourth subharmonics.

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