Title: Thermally induced self-focusing and optical beam interactions in planar strontium barium niobate waveguides
Authors: Kip, Detlef  
Krätzig, E.
Shandarov, V.
Moretti, P.
Language: en
Subject (DDC): DDC::500 Naturwissenschaften und Mathematik
Issue Date: Mar-1998
Publisher: Soc.
Document Type: Article
Journal / Series / Working Paper (HSU): Optics letters 
Volume: 23
Issue: 5
Page Start: 343
Page End: 345
Publisher Place: Washington, DC
We present an experimental study of thermally induced self-focusing effects and interactions of incoherent light beams in strontium barium niobate waveguides. Depending on the input power, a single parallel beam is strongly focused inside the sample up to diameters of several micrometers. For higher input power we observe the splitting of the beam in a sequence of several spots. We demonstrate that these thermally induced refractive-index patterns can be used to focus and deflect an incoherent guided probe beam in the waveguide with time constants below 1 ms. © 1998 Optical Society of America.
Organization Units (connected with the publication): Universität Osnabrück
URL: https://api.elsevier.com/content/abstract/scopus_id/0001317681
ISSN: 01469592
DOI: 10.1364/OL.23.000343
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