Self-pumped optical phase conjugation with a sodium Raman laser. Academic Article uri icon

abstract

  • We report self-pumped optical phase conjugation in which the pumps are self-induced as standing waves in a linear Raman laser. Self-pumped reflectivities approaching 5% are obtained for input intensities of 20 W/cm(2). This low optical input intensity combined with predicted submicrosecond response times suggests that the resonant Raman interaction may provide the basis for a promising new class of nonlinear-optical material.

altmetric score

  • 3

author list (cited authors)

  • Donoghue, J., Cronin-Golomb, M., Kane, J. S., & Hemmer, P. R.

citation count

  • 10

publication date

  • September 1991