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  • Vol. 27, Iss. 16 — Aug. 15, 1988
  • pp: 3418–3421

Degenerate four-wave mixing in organic azo dyes chrysoidin and benzopurpurin 4B

Sylvain Mailhot, Pierre Galarneau, Roger A. Lessard, and Marguerite-Marie Denariez-Roberge  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 27, Issue 16, pp. 3418-3421 (1988)

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Phase-conjugate reflectivity obtained by degenerate four-wave mixing are measured in different azo dye solutions. A reflectivity up to 80% was achieved. Values of the nonlinear susceptibility χ(3) are calculated, and its origin is discussed.

© 1988 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: November 18, 1987
Published: August 15, 1988

Sylvain Mailhot, Pierre Galarneau, Roger A. Lessard, and Marguerite-Marie Denariez-Roberge, "Degenerate four-wave mixing in organic azo dyes chrysoidin and benzopurpurin 4B," Appl. Opt. 27, 3418-3421 (1988)

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