We present a plane-wave theory of nondegenerate oscillation in the linear passive (self-pumped) phase-conjugate mirror (PPCM). The circumstances under which the plane-wave theory permits spontaneous nondegenerate oscillation in this and other PPCM’s are discussed.
© 1986 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: October 25, 1985
Manuscript Accepted: January 28, 1986
Published: April 1, 1986
Mark Cronin-Golomb and Amnon Yariv, "Plane-wave theory of nondegenerate oscillation in the linear photorefractive passive phase-conjugate mirror," Opt. Lett. 11, 242-244 (1986)