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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 12, Iss. 10 — May. 17, 2004
  • pp: 2207–2219

Spectral phase conjugation with cross-phase modulation compensation

Mankei Tsang and Demetri Psaltis  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 12, Issue 10, pp. 2207-2219 (2004)

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Spectral phase conjugation with short pump pulses in a third-order nonlinear material is analyzed in depth. It is shown that if signal amplification is considered, the conversion efficiency can be significantly higher than previously considered, while the spectral phase conjugation operation remains accurate. A novel method of compensating for cross-phase modulation, the main parasitic effect, is also proposed. The validity of our theory and the performance of the spectral phase conjugation scheme are studied numerically.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4380) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, four-wave mixing
(190.5040) Nonlinear optics : Phase conjugation

ToC Category:
Research Papers

Original Manuscript: April 22, 2004
Revised Manuscript: May 3, 2004
Published: May 17, 2004

Mankei Tsang and Demetri Psaltis, "Spectral phase conjugation with cross-phase modulation compensation," Opt. Express 12, 2207-2219 (2004)

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