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Optics Express

  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 6 — Mar. 20, 2006
  • pp: 2250–2255

Highly efficient phase-conjugation of a 1 μm pico-second Laguerre-Gaussian beam

Gyeong Bok Jung, Keiichiro Kanaya, and Takashige Omatsu  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 6, pp. 2250-2255 (2006)

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We have demonstrated highly efficient Laguerre Gaussian beam generation by using a ring self-pumped phase conjugate mirror in the pico-second regime for the first time. The phase conjugate reflectivity was typically ~55%. We have also investigated the conservation of optical angular momentum.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.3300) Lasers and laser optics : Laser beam shaping
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.5040) Nonlinear optics : Phase conjugation

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: January 30, 2006
Revised Manuscript: March 8, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: March 9, 2006
Published: March 20, 2006

Gyeong Bok Jung, Keiichiro Kanaya, and Takashige Omatsu, "Highly efficient phase-conjugation of a 1 µm pico-second Laguerre-Gaussian beam," Opt. Express 14, 2250-2255 (2006)

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