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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 9 — May. 2, 2005
  • pp: 3506–3512

Phase conjugation of pico-second pulses by four wave mixing in a Nd:YVO4 slab amplifier

Yasukuni Ojima and Takashige Omatsu  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 9, pp. 3506-3512 (2005)

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We demonstrate 80 times phase conjugation by four-wave mixing of pico-second pulses in a diode-pumped Nd:YVO4 amplifier. Slight pulse broadening as a result of four wave mixing processes was observed.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3280) Lasers and laser optics : Laser amplifiers
(140.3580) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, solid-state
(190.5040) Nonlinear optics : Phase conjugation
(320.5390) Ultrafast optics : Picosecond phenomena

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Research Papers

Original Manuscript: March 4, 2005
Revised Manuscript: April 25, 2005
Published: May 2, 2005

Yasukuni Ojima and Takashige Omatsu, "Phase conjugation of pico-second pulses by four wave mixing in a Nd:YVO4 slab amplifier," Opt. Express 13, 3506-3512 (2005)

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