11 May 2011 Coupled-wave theory analysis of holographic structures for slow-light applications
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We present a holographic system that can be used to manipulate the group velocity of light pulses. The proposed structure is based on the multiplexing of two sequential holographic volume gratings, one in transmission and the other in reflection geometry, where one of the recording beams must be the same for both structures. Analytical expressions were obtained for the transmittance induced at the forbidden band (spectral hole) and conditions where the group velocity was slowed down were analyzed. Moreover, the propagation of Gaussian pulses is analyzed in this system for a fixed reflection grating and three different transmission gratings.
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Luis Carretero, Salvador Blaya, Angel Murciano, Pablo Acebal, Antonio Fimia, Roque Madrigal, "Coupled-wave theory analysis of holographic structures for slow-light applications", Proc. SPIE 8074, Holography: Advances and Modern Trends II, 807417 (11 May 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.886797; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.886797
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