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150-times phase conjugation by degenerate four-wave mixing in a continuous-wave Nd:YVO4 amplifier

Research paper by T. Omatsu, Y. Ojima, B.A. Thompson, A. Minassian, M.J. Damzen

Indexed on: 01 Oct '02Published on: 01 Oct '02Published in: Applied Physics B



Abstract

The high phase-conjugate reflectivity of 150, by four-wave mixing in a diode-pumped Nd:YVO4, has been demonstrated. The phase-conjugate mirror was capable of correcting the phase aberration of a probe beam. The experimental diffraction efficiency of the transmission gratings was 60.