Optical bistable oscillation beams with a self-pumped phase-conjugate mirror are reported. The results of an experimental demonstration are given, and an explanation based on the threshold of oscillation is presented.
© 1986 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: December 12, 1985
Manuscript Accepted: March 17, 1986
Published: June 1, 1986
Sze-Keung Kwong and Amnon Yariv, "Bistable oscillations with a self-pumped phase-conjugate mirror," Opt. Lett. 11, 377-379 (1986)