Four-wave mixing in an artificial Kerr medium.

@article{Smith1981FourwaveMI,
  title={Four-wave mixing in an artificial Kerr medium.},
  author={Peter W. E. Smith and Arthur Ashkin and W. J. Tomlinson},
  journal={Optics letters},
  year={1981},
  volume={6 6},
  pages={284-6}
}
Degenerate four-wave mixing experiments have been performed using a liquid suspension of 0.234-microm-diameter latex spheres as the nonlinear medium. The measured effective optical Kerr coefficient, n(2), is 3.6 x 10(-3) (MW/cm(2))(-1). This is ~10(5)x the value for CS(2). Measured grating reflectivity, formation, and decay times are in reasonable agreement with a simple model assuming Rayleigh scattering and Brownian diffusion. 
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