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Ultraviolet Phase Conjugation And Its Practical Implications
Author(s): B. J. Feldman; Robert A. Fisher; S. L. Shapiro
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Paper Abstract

We report the first demonstration of uv phase conjugation. Using a 15 psec, 2660 Å pulse, 0.1% conjugate reflectivities were obtained via degenerate four-wave mixing in 1-mm samples of CS2 mixtures. While pure CS2 did not exhibit the effect, dilution in several uv transmitting solvents opened up a concentration-tunable (2450 Å - 2850 Å) spectral window, allowing the optical Kerr effect to be utilized. Weaker phase conjugation at 2660 Å was also observed in other Kerr media and in saturable absorber media.

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Date Published: 30 December 1981
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0288, Los Alamos Conf on Optics '81, (30 December 1981); doi: 10.1117/12.932051
Show Author Affiliations
B. J. Feldman, University of California (United States)
Robert A. Fisher, University of California (United States)
S. L. Shapiro, University of California (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0288:
Los Alamos Conf on Optics '81
Donald H. Liebenberg, Editor(s)

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