Using counterrotating circularly polarized waves as the pumping sources, we have demonstrated the generation of phase-conjugated vector wave fronts in the D2 resonance line of sodium. Experimental results that are consistent with the calculation of the third-order nonlinear susceptibility in atomic lines have been obtained.
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S. Saikan and M. Kiguchi, "Generation of phase-conjugated vector wave fronts in atomic vapors," Opt. Lett. 7, 555-557 (1982)