A quantitative description of the enhancement gain profile of phase conjugation by four-wave mixing in plasma, based on stimulated Brillouin scattering, is presented. The Landau damping mechanism is taken into account, and general geometrical configurations are discussed.
© 1989 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: July 19, 1988
Manuscript Accepted: December 5, 1988
Published: March 1, 1989
A. Postan and Y. Ben-Aryeh, "Enhancement profile of phase conjugation in plasma by stimulated Brillouin scattering in a four-wave mixing scheme," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 6, 373-377 (1989)