Pramana

, Volume 66, Issue 2, pp 473–478

Optical phase-conjugation in erioglaucine dye-doped thin film

Article

Abstract

Optical phase-conjugation (OPC) has been demonstrated in erioglaucine (acid blue 9) dye-doped gelatin films via continuous-wave degenerate four-wave mixing (DFWM) using a low-power He-Ne laser at 633 nm. DFWM and holographic processes are found to contribute to the observed phase-conjugate signal. A maximum phase-conjugate beam reflectivity of about 0.24% has been observed in these dye-doped gelatin films.

Keywords

Optical phase-conjugation laser-induced gratings dye-doped thin films four-wave mixing 

PACS Nos

42.65.Hw 42.65.-k 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centre for Laser Technology, Department of PhysicsAnna UniversityChennaiIndia

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