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)