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All-optical interconnects using Airy beams

Abstract : We analyze numerically optical waveguide structures in photorefractive media induced by one or two incoherent counter-propagating (CP) Airy beams. Under nonlinear focusing conditions, we show that for a single Airy beam or for two CP beams with various input positions, multiple waveguiding structures can be photo-induced in the medium. Optical Gaussian beams can therefore be guided with a deflecting trajectory and/or even split into several output beams. These results enable new configurations for all-optical interconnections.
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Noémi Wiersma, Nicolas Marsal, Marc Sciamanna, Delphine Wolfersberger. All-optical interconnects using Airy beams. Optics Letters, Optical Society of America - OSA Publishing, 2014, 39 (20), pp.5997-6000. ⟨10.1364/OL.39.005997⟩. ⟨hal-01082666⟩



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