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  • Vol. 2, Iss. 5 — May. 1, 1985
  • pp: 727–730

Theory of phase-conjugate oscillators

Pochi Yeh  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 2, Issue 5, pp. 727-730 (1985)

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The propagation of electromagnetic radiation in phase-conjugate oscillators is considered. These oscillators consist of conventional resonators containing a nonlinear medium that is pumped by a pair of counterpropagating beams. Both linear and ring oscillators are treated.

© 1985 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: May 29, 1984
Manuscript Accepted: December 18, 1984
Published: May 1, 1985

Pochi Yeh, "Theory of phase-conjugate oscillators," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 2, 727-730 (1985)

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