Phase-sensitive three-wave mixing operated in the deamplification mode can produce angular phase amplification for multimode beams. A detailed analysis of this scheme indicates that super-Rayleigh imaging resolution is expected.
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D. French, Z. Huang, and I. Jovanovic, "Phase-Sensitive Three-Wave Mixing for Imaging Resolution Improvement," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper CTuZ6.
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