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  • Vol. 73, Iss. 5 — May. 1, 1983
  • pp: 587–593

Nonideal phase-conjugate resonators—a canonical operator analysis

Moshe Nazarathy, Joseph Shamir, and Amos Hardy  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA, Vol. 73, Issue 5, pp. 587-593 (1983)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSA.73.000587


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Abstract

An unfolded equivalent model is constructed for the round-trip transfer operator of a phase-conjugate mirror (PCM) resonator with a cavity described by complex <i>ABCD</i> ray matrix elements, taking into account hard-edge mirror apertures and the possible frequency shift of the wave reflected by the PCM. The treatment makes use of recently developed canonical operator techniques and extends these methods further to incorporate wavelength variation and the effect of apertures.

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Moshe Nazarathy, Joseph Shamir, and Amos Hardy, "Nonideal phase-conjugate resonators—a canonical operator analysis," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 73, 587-593 (1983)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josa/abstract.cfm?URI=josa-73-5-587


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