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  • Vol. 6, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 1981
  • pp: 549–551

Small-signal gain generated by two pump waves in a nonlinear medium

C. V. Heer  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 6, Issue 11, pp. 549-551 (1981)

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It is shown that pump waves A and B at angle φ in a nonlinear medium generate gain for a signal wave C at the half-angle between the pump waves.

© 1981 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: June 11, 1981
Published: November 1, 1981

C. V. Heer, "Small-signal gain generated by two pump waves in a nonlinear medium," Opt. Lett. 6, 549-551 (1981)

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