Degenerate Four Wave Mixing of Short and Ultrashort Light Pulses

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This dissertation presents experimental and theoretical studies of transient degenerate four wave mixing (DFWM) in organic dyes. Chapter 1 is an introduction to DFWM. Chapter 2 describes DFWM experiments that were performed in the gain medium of a dye laser. Chapter 3 presents the theory of DFWM of short pulses in three level saturable media. Chapter 4 presents DFWM experiments of femtosecond pulses in the saturable absorber of a passively modelocked ring dye laser. Chapter 5 presents the theory of DFWM of ultrashort pulses in resonant media.

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vi, 155 leaves : ill.

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McMichael, Ian C. (Ian Charles) August 1984.

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This dissertation presents experimental and theoretical studies of transient degenerate four wave mixing (DFWM) in organic dyes. Chapter 1 is an introduction to DFWM. Chapter 2 describes DFWM experiments that were performed in the gain medium of a dye laser. Chapter 3 presents the theory of DFWM of short pulses in three level saturable media. Chapter 4 presents DFWM experiments of femtosecond pulses in the saturable absorber of a passively modelocked ring dye laser. Chapter 5 presents the theory of DFWM of ultrashort pulses in resonant media.

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McMichael, Ian C. (Ian Charles). Degenerate Four Wave Mixing of Short and Ultrashort Light Pulses, dissertation, August 1984; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc331490/: accessed July 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .