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Papers Phase Conjugate Optics and Real-Time Holography

@inproceedings{Yariv2001PapersPC,
  title={Papers Phase Conjugate Optics and Real-Time Holography},
  author={Amnon Yariv},
  year={2001}
}
Nonlinear optical mixing can be used to perform a variety of new optical functions, as well as real-time holography. The theory and some of the first experiments are described. 

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