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Fluctuations In Phase-Conjugate Fabry-Perot Resonators
Author(s): Ari T. Friberg; Rainer Salomaa
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Paper Abstract

Recently a host of devices have been discovered in which resonators containing nonlinear phase-conjugating elements play a key role.' Examples include improved laser-cavity designs, new types of interferometers, and associative memories for image processing and optical computing. The importance of the phase-conjugate mirrors (PCM) in many of these constructions stems from their inherent capability of real-time distortion correction with fully coherent waves.2 Phase-conjugate resonators also exhibit several nonlinear features such as bistability, self-oscillations, and chaos.

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Date Published: 1 January 1987
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 0813, Optics and the Information Age, (1 January 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.967173
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Ari T. Friberg, Imperial College of Science and Technology (United Kingdom)
Rainer Salomaa, Helsinki University of Technology (Finland)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0813:
Optics and the Information Age
Henri H. Arsenault, Editor(s)

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