Abstract

We have demonstrated image transmission through a multimode fiber by using optical phase conjugation. By using the wave-front reversal properties of degenerate four-wave mixing, we have compensated for the degradation of the image that is due to modal dispersion in a fiber.

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  1. G. Dunning, R. Lind, in Digest of Topical Meeting on Optical Fiber Communication and Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1982), paper FO3.
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1981 (2)

L. Rivlin, A. Semenov, Laser Focus 17(2), 82, (1981).

D. Steel, R. C. Lind, Opt. Lett. 6, 587 (1981).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

1980 (1)

1979 (1)

U. Levy, A. Friesem, Opt. Commun. 30, 163 (1979).
[CrossRef]

1978 (2)

U. Levy, A. Friesem, Appl. Phys. Lett. 32, 29 (1978).
[CrossRef]

E. Grigor’eva, A. Semenov, Sov. J. Quantum Electron. 8, 1063 (1978).
[CrossRef]

1977 (1)

1976 (1)

A. Yariv, J. Appl. Phys. Lett. 28, 88 (1976).
[CrossRef]

1975 (2)

R. Ulrich, Opt. Commun. 13, 259 (1975).
[CrossRef]

R. Ulrich, G. Ankele, Appl. Phys. Lett. 27, 337 (1975).
[CrossRef]

1970 (1)

T. Uchida, M. Furukawa, I. Kitano, K. Koizumi, H. Matsumura, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-6, 606 (1970).
[CrossRef]

Ankele, G.

R. Ulrich, G. Ankele, Appl. Phys. Lett. 27, 337 (1975).
[CrossRef]

Dunning, G.

G. Dunning, R. Lind, in Digest of Topical Meeting on Optical Fiber Communication and Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1982), paper FO3.

Feinberg, J.

Friesem, A.

U. Levy, A. Friesem, Opt. Commun. 30, 163 (1979).
[CrossRef]

U. Levy, A. Friesem, Appl. Phys. Lett. 32, 29 (1978).
[CrossRef]

Furukawa, M.

T. Uchida, M. Furukawa, I. Kitano, K. Koizumi, H. Matsumura, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-6, 606 (1970).
[CrossRef]

Grigor’eva, E.

E. Grigor’eva, A. Semenov, Sov. J. Quantum Electron. 8, 1063 (1978).
[CrossRef]

Hellwarth, R.

Iga, K.

Kitano, I.

T. Uchida, M. Furukawa, I. Kitano, K. Koizumi, H. Matsumura, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-6, 606 (1970).
[CrossRef]

Koizumi, K.

T. Uchida, M. Furukawa, I. Kitano, K. Koizumi, H. Matsumura, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-6, 606 (1970).
[CrossRef]

Levy, U.

U. Levy, A. Friesem, Opt. Commun. 30, 163 (1979).
[CrossRef]

U. Levy, A. Friesem, Appl. Phys. Lett. 32, 29 (1978).
[CrossRef]

Lind, R.

G. Dunning, R. Lind, in Digest of Topical Meeting on Optical Fiber Communication and Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1982), paper FO3.

Lind, R. C.

Matsumura, H.

T. Uchida, M. Furukawa, I. Kitano, K. Koizumi, H. Matsumura, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-6, 606 (1970).
[CrossRef]

Rivlin, L.

L. Rivlin, A. Semenov, Laser Focus 17(2), 82, (1981).

Semenov, A.

L. Rivlin, A. Semenov, Laser Focus 17(2), 82, (1981).

E. Grigor’eva, A. Semenov, Sov. J. Quantum Electron. 8, 1063 (1978).
[CrossRef]

Steel, D.

Uchida, T.

T. Uchida, M. Furukawa, I. Kitano, K. Koizumi, H. Matsumura, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-6, 606 (1970).
[CrossRef]

Ulrich, R.

R. Ulrich, Opt. Commun. 13, 259 (1975).
[CrossRef]

R. Ulrich, G. Ankele, Appl. Phys. Lett. 27, 337 (1975).
[CrossRef]

Yamamoto, N.

Yariv, A.

A. Yariv, J. Appl. Phys. Lett. 28, 88 (1976).
[CrossRef]

Appl. Opt. (1)

Appl. Phys. Lett. (2)

U. Levy, A. Friesem, Appl. Phys. Lett. 32, 29 (1978).
[CrossRef]

R. Ulrich, G. Ankele, Appl. Phys. Lett. 27, 337 (1975).
[CrossRef]

IEEE J. Quantum Electron. (1)

T. Uchida, M. Furukawa, I. Kitano, K. Koizumi, H. Matsumura, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-6, 606 (1970).
[CrossRef]

J. Appl. Phys. Lett. (1)

A. Yariv, J. Appl. Phys. Lett. 28, 88 (1976).
[CrossRef]

Laser Focus (1)

L. Rivlin, A. Semenov, Laser Focus 17(2), 82, (1981).

Opt. Commun. (2)

R. Ulrich, Opt. Commun. 13, 259 (1975).
[CrossRef]

U. Levy, A. Friesem, Opt. Commun. 30, 163 (1979).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Lett. (2)

Sov. J. Quantum Electron. (1)

E. Grigor’eva, A. Semenov, Sov. J. Quantum Electron. 8, 1063 (1978).
[CrossRef]

Other (1)

G. Dunning, R. Lind, in Digest of Topical Meeting on Optical Fiber Communication and Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1982), paper FO3.

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Figures (3)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Schematic of experiment for image transmission through an optical fiber.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Demonstration of image transmission through an optical fiber: a, input image resolution pattern; b, output after a single pass through the fiber; c, reconstruction of resolution pattern after output has been phase conjugated and retraverses fiber.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Photographs of the far-field intensity distribution for a, input beam; b, single pass through fiber; c, corrected beam. Oscilloscope traces d, e, and f are the corresponding cross sections.

Equations (5)

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f 0 ( x , y , z ) = o , t ) = m , n = 0 M , N A m n E m n ( x , y ) exp ( i ω t ) + radiation modes .
f 1 ( x , y , z = L , t ) = m , n = 0 M , N A m n E m n ( x , y ) × exp [ i ( ω t - β m n L ) ] .
β m n L = 2 π I m , n ,
f 2 ( x , y , z = L , t ) = m , n = 0 M , N A m n * E m n ( x , y ) × exp [ i ( ω t + β m n L ) ] .
f 3 ( x , y , z = o , t ) = f 3 ( x , y , z = 2 L , t ) = m , n = 0 M , N A m n * E m n ( x , y ) exp ( i ω t ) ,

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