Local-field study of phase conjugation in metallic quantum wells with probe fields of both propagating and evanescent character

  title={Local-field study of phase conjugation in metallic quantum wells with probe fields of both propagating and evanescent character},
  author={Torsten Andersen and O. A. Keller},
  journal={Physical Review B},
The phase conjugated response from nonmagnetic multi-level metallic quantum wells is analyzed and an essentially complete analytical solution is presented and discussed. The description is based on a semi-classical local-field theory for degenerate four-wave mixing in mesoscopic interaction volumes of condensed media developed by the present authors [T. Andersen and O. Keller, Phys. Scripta 58, 132 (1998)]. The analytical solution is supplemented by a numerical analysis of the phase conjugated… 
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