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Optics and Spectroscopy

, Volume 108, Issue 5, pp 768–773 | Cite as

Frequency transformation of optical vortices upon nondegenerate multiwave interaction in dye solutions

  • O. G. RomanovEmail author
  • D. V. Gorbach
  • A. L. Tolstik
Nonlinear and Quantum Optics

Abstract

A method for inverting the topological charge of singular light beams with their simultaneous frequency transformation under multiwave interaction in media with resonant and thermal nonlinearities is proposed. Frequency-nondegenerate four-wave and six-wave interactions of optical vortices are experimentally implemented using an ethanol solution of a polymethine dye 3274U as a nonlinear medium.

Keywords

Light Beam Signal Wave Wave Interaction Frequency Transformation Topological Charge 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • O. G. Romanov
    • 1
    Email author
  • D. V. Gorbach
    • 1
  • A. L. Tolstik
    • 1
  1. 1.Belarus State UniversityMinskBelarus

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