An exact solution of a nonlinear model of holographic four-wave mixing is derived. An expression for the reflectivity of a phase-conjugate mirror with depleted pumps is presented. We find that such a phase-conjugate mirror may exhibit bistability.
© 1982 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: March 29, 1982
Published: July 1, 1982
Mark Cronin-Golomb, Jeffrey O. White, Baruch Fischer, and Amnon Yariv, "Exact solution of a nonlinear model of four-wave mixing and phase conjugation," Opt. Lett. 7, 313-315 (1982)