Abstract

We study self-channeling of light waves in a rotated cut of crystals of the 4mm and the 6mm classes, whose dominant mechanism is photorefractive diffusion nonlinearity. The existence of photorefractive line waves that can be guided along the edge of the crystal is suggested and analyzed.

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Configuration of the photorefractive sample, showing the rectangular cross section and the orientation of the coordinate axes in the problem under consideration.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Three-dimensional plot of the light distribution in the photorefractive eigenmode with m=9 and p=7 in the rotated cut θ=30° of SBN:60 crystal.

Equations (12)

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Ex,y,z=eΨx,yexpiωt-βz,
nx,y=SND-NAτRIx,y,
μxxnφx+μyynφy=kBTeμx2nx2+μy2ny2,
ExSC=-kBTe1IIx, EySC=-kBTe1IIy.
2E-·E+ω2μ0ˆ·E=0.
2Ψx2+2Ψy2+k02ne2-β2Ψ+k02Δ33x,y0Ψ=0,
d2Adx2+βx2A+2γ cos θdAdx=0,
d2Bdy2+βy2B+2γ sin θdBdy=0,
βx2+βy2=k02ne2-β2.
γ=k0ne22r33kBTe.
Ψx,y=exp-γ cos θxsinχxx×exp-γ sin θysinχyy,
βmp=k02ne2-γ2-m+12π2a2-p+12π2b21/2.

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