This paper investigates both theoretically and experimentally, the contradirectional coupling of two partial coherent beams in photorefractive crystals. As a result of the coupling, the mutual coherence of the two beams can be increased significantly. A set of coupled equations is derived to describe the propagation of the mutual-coherence function and the self-coherence functions.
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Conference Proceedings - Lasers and Electro-Optics Society Annual Meeting-LEOS|
|State||Published - 1 Jan 1996|
|Event||Proceedings of the 1996 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO'96 - Anaheim, CA, USA|
Duration: 2 Jun 1996 → 7 Jun 1996