This tutorial reviews phase conjugation as applied to solid-state lasers, beginning with early demonstrations of enhanced beam quality, power scalability, and system-level benefits, and concluding with ongoing efforts striving toward multi-kilowatt powers.
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(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3580) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, solid-state
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.5040) Nonlinear optics : Phase conjugation
D. Rockwell, "Phase-Conjugate Solid-State Lasers," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper CFM4.
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