Physics of Wave Phenomena

, Volume 19, Issue 1, pp 6–9 | Cite as

Transformation of the amplitude profiles of coherent light beams in a nonlinear photorefractive Fabry-Perot interferometer

Optical Interferometry

Abstract

The transformations of the transverse profiles of laser beams in a nonlinear Fabry-Perot interferometer based on lithium niobate crystals with a surface layer doped with a combination of photorefractive impurities (iron and copper ions) have been experimentally investigated. It is demonstrated that the distribution of transmitted beam intensity significantly changes for a few seconds at milliwatt beam powers.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. S. Perin
    • 1
  • S. M. Kozlova
    • 1
  • V. M. Shandarov
    • 1
  1. 1.Tomsk State University of Control Systems and RadioelectronicsTomskRussia

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