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  • Vol. 17, Iss. 7 — Mar. 30, 2009
  • pp: 5490–5495

PSTD Simulation of optical phase conjugation of light propagating long optical paths

Snow H. Tseng  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 7, pp. 5490-5495 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.17.005490


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Abstract

The phenomenon of Optical Phase Conjugation (OPC) can be rigorously simulated using the pseudospectral time-domain (PSTD) technique. However, with finite computational memory, it is infeasible to simulate light propagating long optical paths. We report a robust OPC simulation technique that can account for long optical path lengths by sequentially inverting the electromagnetic fields. Specifically, the ideal efficiency of OPC refocusing of light through scattering medium can be accurately determined.

© 2009 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(290.4210) Scattering : Multiple scattering
(290.7050) Scattering : Turbid media

ToC Category:
Scattering

History
Original Manuscript: January 5, 2009
Revised Manuscript: March 18, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: March 18, 2009
Published: March 23, 2009

Citation
Snow H. Tseng, "PSTD Simulation of optical phase conjugation of light propagating long optical paths," Opt. Express 17, 5490-5495 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-17-7-5490


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