Using the grating-action method, we determine the threshold coupling strengths of three generic examples of phase-conjugate mirrors with two interaction regions: the cat conjugator, the mutually incoherent beam coupler, and the interconnected ring mirror.
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M. Belić, M. Petrović, O. Sandfuchs, and F. Kaiser, "Threshold couplings of phase-conjugate mirrors with two interaction regions," Opt. Lett. 23, 340-342 (1998)