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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 11, Iss. 2 — Jan. 27, 2003
  • pp: 176–180

Efficient self-pumped phase conjugation with a loop geometry in a Rhodamine-6G solid dye laser amplifier

Hirofumi Watanabe, Takashige Omatsu, and Mitsuhiro Tateda  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 11, Issue 2, pp. 176-180 (2003)

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We present what to our knowledge is the first demonstration of self-pumped phase conjugation in a laser-pumped solid-state Rhodamine-6G dye saturable amplifier. Phase-conjugate energy reflectivity of as much as 2100% at 557 nm has been obtained.

© 2002 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.2050) Lasers and laser optics : Dye lasers
(140.3280) Lasers and laser optics : Laser amplifiers
(190.4380) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, four-wave mixing
(190.5040) Nonlinear optics : Phase conjugation

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Original Manuscript: November 21, 2002
Revised Manuscript: January 22, 2003
Published: January 27, 2003

Hirofumi Watanabe, Takashige Omatsu, and Mitsuhiro Tateda, "Efficient self-pumped phase conjugation with a loop geometry in a Rhodamine-6G solid dye laser amplifier," Opt. Express 11, 176-180 (2003)

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