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  • Vol. 28, Iss. 11 — Jun. 1, 1989
  • pp: 1961–1964

Coupled–mode theory of hologram sharing in mutually pumped phase conjugators

Pochi Yeh  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 28, Issue 11, pp. 1961-1964 (1989)

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A coupled-mode theory is developed for photorefractive hologram sharing in mutually pumped phase conjugators. The theory shows that the spatial gain coefficients for the mutually conjugated beams are twice as large as those of other scattered beams.

© 1989 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: February 16, 1989
Published: June 1, 1989

Pochi Yeh, "Coupled–mode theory of hologram sharing in mutually pumped phase conjugators," Appl. Opt. 28, 1961-1964 (1989)

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