23 June 1986 Nonlinear Phase Conjugation For Wavefront Control
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Proceedings Volume 0622, High Power and Solid State Lasers; (1986) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.961181
Event: O-E/LASE'86 Symposium, 1986, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Abstract
This paper presents a selective review of the use of nonlinear phase conjugation for wavefront control in laser systems. Nonlinear methods for producing a phase conjugate beam are described, and a selection of laser system concepts utilizing nonlinear phase conjugation are discussed. The key issues affecting beam quality and extraction efficiency in phase conjugated systems include phase conjugation fidelity, phase conjugate mirror efficiency and threshold, suppression of amplified spontaneous emission, the interaction of amplifier gain saturation with phase conjugation, and birefringence.
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Marcy M. Valley, Marcy M. Valley, } "Nonlinear Phase Conjugation For Wavefront Control", Proc. SPIE 0622, High Power and Solid State Lasers, (23 June 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.961181; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.961181
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