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New Developments in Optical Phase Conjugation

  • I. J. Bigio
  • R. A. Fisher
  • T. R. Gosnell
  • N. A. Kurnit
  • T. R. Loree
  • T. R. Moore
  • A. V. Nowak
  • D. E. Watkins
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 15)

Abstract

Optical phase conjugation has ceased to be regarded as merely a scientifically interesting laboratory phenomenon. It is now being invoked as a tool to deal with various laser problems that do not yield easily to more conventional solutions. Thus, in addition to the continuing research on the fundamental mechanisms in various methods of phase conjugation, activities at the Los Alamos National Laboratory have also addressed development issues of more practical relevance. For a tutorial introduction to the concepts of optical phase conjugation we direct the reader to references [1] and [2], whereas more details on various subtopics can also be found in [2].

Keywords

Pump Beam Pump Energy Stimulate Brillouin Scattering Phase Conjugation Optical Phase Conjugation 
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References

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    B. J. Feldman, I.J. Bigio and R.A. Fisher, Los Alamos Science 3, No. 3, p.3 (Fall, 1982 ).Google Scholar
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    Optical Phase Conjugation. R.A. Fisher, ed., (Academic Press, New York, 1983), and references therein.Google Scholar
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    M. Slatkine, I.J. Bigio, N.A. Kumit, and D.E. Watkins. Proceedings of the 13th International Quantum Electronics Conference, IEEE (June, 1984 ).Google Scholar
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    J. Feinberg, “Optical phase conjugation in photorefractive materials,” in Optical Phase Conjugation. Robert A. Fisher, ed. (Academic Press, New York, 1983.)Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • I. J. Bigio
    • 1
  • R. A. Fisher
    • 1
  • T. R. Gosnell
    • 1
  • N. A. Kurnit
    • 1
  • T. R. Loree
    • 1
  • T. R. Moore
    • 1
  • A. V. Nowak
    • 1
  • D. E. Watkins
    • 1
  1. 1.Los Alamos National LaboratoryLos AlamosUSA

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