Abstract

Generation of phase-conjugate light with no wavelength shift that utilizes four-wave mixing (FWM) with two orthogonal pump beams is discussed. Owing to the polarization properties of nondegenerate FWM, phase-conjugate light generated at the original signal wavelength can be obtained. An experiment using dispersion-shifted fiber as an optical nonlinear medium confirms the proposed scheme.

© 1997 Optical Society of America

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Figures (4)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Frequencies and polarization states of signal and pump beams for generating phase-conjugate light with no wavelength shift.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Experimental setup: p.c.'s, polarization controllers.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Optical spectra observed before the PBS. (a) Spectrum measured by an optical spectrum analyzer with 0.1-nm resolution, (b) spectrum around the signal and FWM beams measured by a spectrum analyzer with 0.9-GHz resolution.

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

Optical spectra observed after the PBS.  (a) spectrum measured by an optical spectrum analyzer with 0.1-nm resolution, (b) spectrum around the signal and FWM beams measured by a spectrum analyzer with 0.9-GHz resolution.

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EF=κEp2·Es*Ep1+Ep1·Es*Ep2,
EF=κEp1·Es*Ep2.

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