Abstract

We present a joint Fourier-transform correlator working at a 10-kHz repetition rate. It is based on a photorefractive Sn2P2S6 crystal operated in the pulsed direct band-to-band photoexcitation regime at a wavelength of 532  nm and a pulse length of 50  ns. The intersection of two plane waves with a total pulse fluence of 100 μJ/cm2 results in a buildup of thin dynamic holograms to a typical diffraction efficiency of 10-4 in a time of ∼1 μs and decay again in less than 10 μs. The correlator was tested by a fast image sequence generated by the pulsed readout of a holographic memory system. Successful correlation at a rate of 10  kHz has already been achieved for a pulse energy of only 200  nJ in the template images.

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R. Ryf, G. Montemezzani, P. Günter, Y. Furukawa, and K. Kitamura, Appl. Phys. B 72, 737 (2001).
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[CrossRef]

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R. Ryf, G. Montemezzani, P. Günter, A. A. Grabar, and I. M. Stoika, in Advances in Photorefractive Materials, Effects, and Devices, P. Andersen, P. M. Johansen, H. C. Pedersen, P. M. Petersen, and M. Saffman, eds., Vol. 27 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1999), p. 80.

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[CrossRef]

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Partovi, A.

A. Partovi, A. M. Glass, D. H. Olson, G. J. Zydzik, K. T. Short, R. D. Feldman, and R. F. Austin, Appl. Phys. Lett. 59, 1832 (1991).
[CrossRef]

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A. A. Grabar, Yu. M. Vysochanskii, S. I. Perechinskii, L. A. Salo, M. I. Gurzan, and V. Yu. Slivka, Sov. Phys. Solid State 26, 2087 (1984).

Pichon, L.

L. Pichon and J.-P. Huignard, Opt. Commun. 36, 277 (1981).
[CrossRef]

Psaltis, D.

Rajbenbach, H.

J. Colin, N. Landru, V. Laude, S. Breugnot, H. Rajbenbach, and J.-P. Huignard, J. Opt. 1, 283 (1999).

Rogin, P.

Rupp, R. A.

Ryf, R.

R. Ryf, G. Montemezzani, P. Günter, Y. Furukawa, and K. Kitamura, Appl. Phys. B 72, 737 (2001).
[CrossRef]

R. Ryf, C. Taccella, G. Montemezzani, and P. Günter, in Advances in Photorefractive Materials, Effects, and Devices, P. Andersen, P. M. Johansen, H. C. Pedersen, P. M. Petersen, and M. Saffman, eds., Vol. 27 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1999), p. 508.

R. Ryf, G. Montemezzani, P. Günter, A. A. Grabar, and I. M. Stoika, in Advances in Photorefractive Materials, Effects, and Devices, P. Andersen, P. M. Johansen, H. C. Pedersen, P. M. Petersen, and M. Saffman, eds., Vol. 27 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1999), p. 80.

Salo, L. A.

A. A. Grabar, Yu. M. Vysochanskii, S. I. Perechinskii, L. A. Salo, M. I. Gurzan, and V. Yu. Slivka, Sov. Phys. Solid State 26, 2087 (1984).

Sasaki, H.

Short, K. T.

A. Partovi, A. M. Glass, D. H. Olson, G. J. Zydzik, K. T. Short, R. D. Feldman, and R. F. Austin, Appl. Phys. Lett. 59, 1832 (1991).
[CrossRef]

Shumelyuk, A. N.

Slivka, V. Yu.

A. A. Grabar, Yu. M. Vysochanskii, S. I. Perechinskii, L. A. Salo, M. I. Gurzan, and V. Yu. Slivka, Sov. Phys. Solid State 26, 2087 (1984).

Steckman, G. J.

Stoika, I. M.

S. G. Odoulov, A. N. Shumelyuk, U. Hellwig, R. A. Rupp, A. A. Grabar, and I. M. Stoika, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 13, 2352 (1996).
[CrossRef]

R. Ryf, G. Montemezzani, P. Günter, A. A. Grabar, and I. M. Stoika, in Advances in Photorefractive Materials, Effects, and Devices, P. Andersen, P. M. Johansen, H. C. Pedersen, P. M. Petersen, and M. Saffman, eds., Vol. 27 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1999), p. 80.

Taccella, C.

R. Ryf, C. Taccella, G. Montemezzani, and P. Günter, in Advances in Photorefractive Materials, Effects, and Devices, P. Andersen, P. M. Johansen, H. C. Pedersen, P. M. Petersen, and M. Saffman, eds., Vol. 27 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1999), p. 508.

Taketomi, Y.

Toyoda, H.

Y. Kobayashi and H. Toyoda, Opt. Eng. 38, 1205 (1999).
[CrossRef]

Vallmitjana, S.

Vysochanskii, Yu. M.

A. A. Grabar, Yu. M. Vysochanskii, S. I. Perechinskii, L. A. Salo, M. I. Gurzan, and V. Yu. Slivka, Sov. Phys. Solid State 26, 2087 (1984).

Weaver, C. S.

Wintermantel, M.

Yeh, T. S.

Zgonik, M.

Zydzik, G. J.

A. Partovi, A. M. Glass, D. H. Olson, G. J. Zydzik, K. T. Short, R. D. Feldman, and R. F. Austin, Appl. Phys. Lett. 59, 1832 (1991).
[CrossRef]

Appl. Opt. (3)

Appl. Phys. B (1)

R. Ryf, G. Montemezzani, P. Günter, Y. Furukawa, and K. Kitamura, Appl. Phys. B 72, 737 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Appl. Phys. Lett. (1)

A. Partovi, A. M. Glass, D. H. Olson, G. J. Zydzik, K. T. Short, R. D. Feldman, and R. F. Austin, Appl. Phys. Lett. 59, 1832 (1991).
[CrossRef]

J. Opt. (1)

J. Colin, N. Landru, V. Laude, S. Breugnot, H. Rajbenbach, and J.-P. Huignard, J. Opt. 1, 283 (1999).

J. Opt. Soc. Am. B (3)

Mater. Res. Bull. (1)

C. D. Carpentier and R. Nitsche, Mater. Res. Bull. 9, 401 (1974).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Commun. (1)

L. Pichon and J.-P. Huignard, Opt. Commun. 36, 277 (1981).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Eng. (1)

Y. Kobayashi and H. Toyoda, Opt. Eng. 38, 1205 (1999).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Lett. (4)

Sov. Phys. Solid State (1)

A. A. Grabar, Yu. M. Vysochanskii, S. I. Perechinskii, L. A. Salo, M. I. Gurzan, and V. Yu. Slivka, Sov. Phys. Solid State 26, 2087 (1984).

Other (5)

R. Ryf, G. Montemezzani, P. Günter, A. A. Grabar, and I. M. Stoika, in Advances in Photorefractive Materials, Effects, and Devices, P. Andersen, P. M. Johansen, H. C. Pedersen, P. M. Petersen, and M. Saffman, eds., Vol. 27 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1999), p. 80.

G. Montemezzani and P. Günter, in Notions and Perspectives in Nonlinear Optics, O. Keller, ed. (World Scientific, Singapore, 1996), pp. 370–427.

R. Ryf, C. Taccella, G. Montemezzani, and P. Günter, in Advances in Photorefractive Materials, Effects, and Devices, P. Andersen, P. M. Johansen, H. C. Pedersen, P. M. Petersen, and M. Saffman, eds., Vol. 27 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1999), p. 508.

D. R. Hofstadter, Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid (Harvester Press, Stanford Terrace, 1979), p. 14.

P. Günter and J.-P. Huignard, Photorefractive Materials and Their Applications I + II (Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1988, 1989), Vols. I and II.

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