Applied Physics B

, Volume 63, Issue 5, pp 537–540 | Cite as

Vector phase conjugation in Cr4+:YAG by four-wave mixing with linearly-polarized pump beams

  • A. Brignon
  • P. Sillard
  • J. -P. Huignard
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Abstract

We experimentally demonstrate vector phase conjugation in Cr4+:YAG saturable absorber at 1.06μm with nanosecond pulses using degenerate four-wave mixing with linearly-polarized pump beams of arbitrary strengths. The experimental results show that the phase conjugate wave produced by this method can correct depolarisation induced by a birefringent medium.

PACS

42.65 42.60 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Brignon
    • 1
  • P. Sillard
    • 1
  • J. -P. Huignard
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire Central de RecherchesOrsayFrance

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