Abstract

The flow and rotation of the optical hexagonal pattern spontaneously formed in a photorefractive KNbO3 crystal is studied. It is demonstrated that the direction and speed of rotation can be controlled with an additional erase laser beam.

© 1995 Optical Society of America

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