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Compensation for phase distortions in nonlinear media by phase conjugation

Pepper, David M. and Yariv, Amnon (1980) Compensation for phase distortions in nonlinear media by phase conjugation. Optics Letters, 5 (2). pp. 59-60. ISSN 0146-9592.

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We demonstrate theoretically that the distortion-correction property of phase-conjugate beams propagating in reverse through aberrating media is also operative when the indices of refraction of the media depend on the intensity. A necessary condition is that the phase-conjugate mirror that generates the reflected beam possess a unity (magnitude) "reflection" coefficient.

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Additional Information:© Copyright 1980 Optical Society of America. Received October 30, 1979. D.M. Pepper is a Hughes Research Laboratories Doctoral Fellow and is grateful for support granted by the Hughes Aircraft Company. This research was supported by the U.S. Army Research Office, Durham, North Carolina.
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Official Citation:D. M. Pepper and A. Yariv, "Compensation for phase distortions in nonlinear media by phase conjugation," Opt. Lett. 5, 59- (1980)
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