We theoretically discuss the use of holography to achieve the phase conjugation of temporal signals. The reversal of a particular asymmetric pulse envelope is experimentally demonstrated. The holographic material is a photorefractive crystal used in a four-wave mixing configuration.
© 1989 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: December 29, 1988
Published: November 1, 1989
Cecile Joubert, Marie L. Roblin, and Roger Grousson, "Temporal reversal of picosecond optical pulses by holographic phase conjugation," Appl. Opt. 28, 4604-4612 (1989)