Abstract

We report single-mode high-power Nd:YAG laser operation by stimulated thermal Rayleigh Q switching. We also analyze the phase-conjugation properties of collinear four-wave mixing that is due to low-frequency excitations in absorbing liquids.

© 1981 Optical Society of America

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1980 (2)

R. Trebino, A. E. Siegman, Opt. Commun. 32, 1 (1980).
[CrossRef]

B. Carquille, C. Froehly, Appl. Opt. 19, 207 (1980).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

1979 (2)

G. Martin, R. W. Hellwarth, Appl. Phys. Lett. 34, 371 (1979).
[CrossRef]

J. Auyeung, D. Fekete, D. M. Pepper, A. Yariv, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-15, 1180 (1979); P. A. Belanger, A. Hardy, A. E. Siegman, Appl. Opt. 19, 602 (1980); V. Wang, Opt. Eng. 17, 267 (1978).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

1978 (2)

1977 (1)

1972 (1)

B. Ya Zeldovich, V. I. Popovichev, V. V. Ragulskii, F. S. Faizulov, JETP Lett. 15, 109 (1972); A. D. Kudriavtseva, A. I. Sokolovskaia, J. Gazengel, N. Phu-Xuan, G. Rivoire, Opt. Commun. 26, 446 (1978).
[CrossRef]

1971 (1)

A. Daree, W. Kaiser, Phys. Rev. Lett. 26, 816 (1971).
[CrossRef]

1970 (2)

V. I. Bespalov, A. M. Kubarev, G. A. Pasmanik, Phys. Rev. Lett. 24, 1274 (1970).
[CrossRef]

P. Y. Key, R. G. Harrison, V. I. Little, J. Katzenstein, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-6, 641 (1970).
[CrossRef]

1969 (1)

I. P. Batra, R. H. Enns, Can. J. Phys. 47, 1283 (1969).
[CrossRef]

1968 (1)

F. Gires, Ann. Radioelectr. 13, 281 (1968).

1967 (1)

D. Pohl, Phys. Lett. 24, 239 (1967).
[CrossRef]

1965 (1)

P. D. Maker, R. W. Terhune, Phys. Rev. 137, A801 (1965); R. W. Hellwarth, Prog. Quantum Electron. 5, 1 (1977).
[CrossRef]

Abrams, R. L.

Auyeung, J.

J. Auyeung, D. Fekete, D. M. Pepper, A. Yariv, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-15, 1180 (1979); P. A. Belanger, A. Hardy, A. E. Siegman, Appl. Opt. 19, 602 (1980); V. Wang, Opt. Eng. 17, 267 (1978).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Batra, I. P.

I. P. Batra, R. H. Enns, Can. J. Phys. 47, 1283 (1969).
[CrossRef]

Belanger, P. A.

G. Giuliani, M. M. Denariez-Roberge, P. A. Belanger, manuscript in preparation.

Bespalov, V. I.

V. I. Bespalov, A. M. Kubarev, G. A. Pasmanik, Phys. Rev. Lett. 24, 1274 (1970).
[CrossRef]

Carquille, B.

Daree, A.

A. Daree, W. Kaiser, Phys. Rev. Lett. 26, 816 (1971).
[CrossRef]

Denariez-Roberge, M. M.

G. Giuliani, M. M. Denariez-Roberge, P. A. Belanger, manuscript in preparation.

Enns, R. H.

I. P. Batra, R. H. Enns, Can. J. Phys. 47, 1283 (1969).
[CrossRef]

Faizulov, F. S.

B. Ya Zeldovich, V. I. Popovichev, V. V. Ragulskii, F. S. Faizulov, JETP Lett. 15, 109 (1972); A. D. Kudriavtseva, A. I. Sokolovskaia, J. Gazengel, N. Phu-Xuan, G. Rivoire, Opt. Commun. 26, 446 (1978).
[CrossRef]

Fekete, D.

J. Auyeung, D. Fekete, D. M. Pepper, A. Yariv, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-15, 1180 (1979); P. A. Belanger, A. Hardy, A. E. Siegman, Appl. Opt. 19, 602 (1980); V. Wang, Opt. Eng. 17, 267 (1978).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Froehly, C.

Gires, F.

F. Gires, Ann. Radioelectr. 13, 281 (1968).

Giuliani, G.

G. Giuliani, M. M. Denariez-Roberge, P. A. Belanger, manuscript in preparation.

Harrison, R. G.

P. Y. Key, R. G. Harrison, V. I. Little, J. Katzenstein, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-6, 641 (1970).
[CrossRef]

Hellwarth, R. W.

G. Martin, R. W. Hellwarth, Appl. Phys. Lett. 34, 371 (1979).
[CrossRef]

R. W. Hellwarth, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 67, 1 (1977).
[CrossRef]

Kaiser, W.

A. Daree, W. Kaiser, Phys. Rev. Lett. 26, 816 (1971).
[CrossRef]

Katzenstein, J.

P. Y. Key, R. G. Harrison, V. I. Little, J. Katzenstein, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-6, 641 (1970).
[CrossRef]

Key, P. Y.

P. Y. Key, R. G. Harrison, V. I. Little, J. Katzenstein, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-6, 641 (1970).
[CrossRef]

Kubarev, A. M.

V. I. Bespalov, A. M. Kubarev, G. A. Pasmanik, Phys. Rev. Lett. 24, 1274 (1970).
[CrossRef]

Lind, R. C.

Little, V. I.

P. Y. Key, R. G. Harrison, V. I. Little, J. Katzenstein, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-6, 641 (1970).
[CrossRef]

Maker, P. D.

P. D. Maker, R. W. Terhune, Phys. Rev. 137, A801 (1965); R. W. Hellwarth, Prog. Quantum Electron. 5, 1 (1977).
[CrossRef]

Martin, G.

G. Martin, R. W. Hellwarth, Appl. Phys. Lett. 34, 371 (1979).
[CrossRef]

Pasmanik, G. A.

V. I. Bespalov, A. M. Kubarev, G. A. Pasmanik, Phys. Rev. Lett. 24, 1274 (1970).
[CrossRef]

Pepper, D. M.

J. Auyeung, D. Fekete, D. M. Pepper, A. Yariv, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-15, 1180 (1979); P. A. Belanger, A. Hardy, A. E. Siegman, Appl. Opt. 19, 602 (1980); V. Wang, Opt. Eng. 17, 267 (1978).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Pohl, D.

D. Pohl, Phys. Lett. 24, 239 (1967).
[CrossRef]

Popovichev, V. I.

B. Ya Zeldovich, V. I. Popovichev, V. V. Ragulskii, F. S. Faizulov, JETP Lett. 15, 109 (1972); A. D. Kudriavtseva, A. I. Sokolovskaia, J. Gazengel, N. Phu-Xuan, G. Rivoire, Opt. Commun. 26, 446 (1978).
[CrossRef]

Ragulskii, V. V.

B. Ya Zeldovich, V. I. Popovichev, V. V. Ragulskii, F. S. Faizulov, JETP Lett. 15, 109 (1972); A. D. Kudriavtseva, A. I. Sokolovskaia, J. Gazengel, N. Phu-Xuan, G. Rivoire, Opt. Commun. 26, 446 (1978).
[CrossRef]

Siegman, A. E.

R. Trebino, A. E. Siegman, Opt. Commun. 32, 1 (1980).
[CrossRef]

A. E. Siegman, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif. 94305, unpublished results.

Terhune, R. W.

P. D. Maker, R. W. Terhune, Phys. Rev. 137, A801 (1965); R. W. Hellwarth, Prog. Quantum Electron. 5, 1 (1977).
[CrossRef]

Trebino, R.

R. Trebino, A. E. Siegman, Opt. Commun. 32, 1 (1980).
[CrossRef]

Ya Zeldovich, B.

B. Ya Zeldovich, V. I. Popovichev, V. V. Ragulskii, F. S. Faizulov, JETP Lett. 15, 109 (1972); A. D. Kudriavtseva, A. I. Sokolovskaia, J. Gazengel, N. Phu-Xuan, G. Rivoire, Opt. Commun. 26, 446 (1978).
[CrossRef]

Yariv, A.

J. Auyeung, D. Fekete, D. M. Pepper, A. Yariv, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-15, 1180 (1979); P. A. Belanger, A. Hardy, A. E. Siegman, Appl. Opt. 19, 602 (1980); V. Wang, Opt. Eng. 17, 267 (1978).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

A. Yariv, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-14, 650 (1978).
[CrossRef]

A. Yariv, Quantum Electronics, 2nd ed. (Wiley, New York, 1975).

Ann. Radioelectr. (1)

F. Gires, Ann. Radioelectr. 13, 281 (1968).

Appl. Opt. (1)

Appl. Phys. Lett. (1)

G. Martin, R. W. Hellwarth, Appl. Phys. Lett. 34, 371 (1979).
[CrossRef]

Can. J. Phys. (1)

I. P. Batra, R. H. Enns, Can. J. Phys. 47, 1283 (1969).
[CrossRef]

IEEE J. Quantum Electron. (3)

P. Y. Key, R. G. Harrison, V. I. Little, J. Katzenstein, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-6, 641 (1970).
[CrossRef]

A. Yariv, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-14, 650 (1978).
[CrossRef]

J. Auyeung, D. Fekete, D. M. Pepper, A. Yariv, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-15, 1180 (1979); P. A. Belanger, A. Hardy, A. E. Siegman, Appl. Opt. 19, 602 (1980); V. Wang, Opt. Eng. 17, 267 (1978).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

J. Opt. Soc. Am. (1)

JETP Lett. (1)

B. Ya Zeldovich, V. I. Popovichev, V. V. Ragulskii, F. S. Faizulov, JETP Lett. 15, 109 (1972); A. D. Kudriavtseva, A. I. Sokolovskaia, J. Gazengel, N. Phu-Xuan, G. Rivoire, Opt. Commun. 26, 446 (1978).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Commun. (1)

R. Trebino, A. E. Siegman, Opt. Commun. 32, 1 (1980).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Lett. (1)

Phys. Lett. (1)

D. Pohl, Phys. Lett. 24, 239 (1967).
[CrossRef]

Phys. Rev. (1)

P. D. Maker, R. W. Terhune, Phys. Rev. 137, A801 (1965); R. W. Hellwarth, Prog. Quantum Electron. 5, 1 (1977).
[CrossRef]

Phys. Rev. Lett. (2)

V. I. Bespalov, A. M. Kubarev, G. A. Pasmanik, Phys. Rev. Lett. 24, 1274 (1970).
[CrossRef]

A. Daree, W. Kaiser, Phys. Rev. Lett. 26, 816 (1971).
[CrossRef]

Other (3)

G. Giuliani, M. M. Denariez-Roberge, P. A. Belanger, manuscript in preparation.

A. Yariv, Quantum Electronics, 2nd ed. (Wiley, New York, 1975).

A. E. Siegman, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif. 94305, unpublished results.

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Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Experimental setup: E, étalons; G, Glan prism; L, cell–lens system; D, diaphragm; P.D., fast photodiode; F.P., Fabry–Perot analyzer.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Single-mode output; cyclohexane Q switching. (a) Mode structure of the second harmonic of the output analyzed with a Fabry–Perot interferometer. Mirror spacing, 1 cm; (b) same as (a), but with 10-cm mirror spacing; (c) temporal shape of the pulse.

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χ X i X j X k X l ( 3 ) = χ X i X j Y k Y l ( 3 ) ,
A 2 z = α 2 A 2 * ( A 1 A 4 A 3 * + A 1 A 2 A 1 * ) ,
E m = 1 / 2 { A m ( z , t ) exp [ i ( k m ωt ) ] + c . c . } ,
R I = R L 0 2 exp ( 2 αl ) , R F = L 0 exp ( αl ) ,

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