18 August 1995 Temporal fluctuations of a semilinear photorefractive oscillator
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Proceedings Volume 2622, Optical Engineering Midwest '95; (1995) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.216814
Event: Optical Engineering Midwest '95, 1995, Chicago, IL, United States
Abstract
We report the observation of intensity fluctuations in a semilinear photorefractive oscillator, consisting of a BaTiO3 crystal as the gain medium, and a multimode helium-neon laser as its pump source. Depending on the beam geometry and intensity, the periodical fluctuations range on a timescale from a few seconds to several minutes. The behavior is suspected to be caused by a competition of gratings due to the external cavity, crystal-ordinary mirror assembly, the self-pumped phase conjugate mirror due to total internal reflection.
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Gerd Klose, Gerd Klose, Azad Siahmakoun, Azad Siahmakoun, } "Temporal fluctuations of a semilinear photorefractive oscillator", Proc. SPIE 2622, Optical Engineering Midwest '95, (18 August 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.216814; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.216814
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