All-optical polarization conversion of cw 1.55 μm lasers with liquid crystals by stimulated scattering

Iam-choon Khoo, J. Ding, K. Chen, A. Diaz

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We report theoretical and experimental studies of all-optical polarization conversion of cw 1.55 μm lasers using nematic liquid crystal in their ordered and isotropic phases. Almost complete conversion of the linearly polarized laser is achieved in a 400 μm thick film at mW power.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)31-36
Number of pages6
JournalProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
Volume4799
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2002
EventLiquid Crystals VI - Seattle, WA, United States
Duration: Jul 8 2002Jul 9 2002

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Liquid Crystals
optical polarization
Light polarization
Liquid Crystal
Liquid crystals
Polarization
liquid crystals
Scattering
Laser
Lasers
Nematic liquid crystals
Nematic Liquid Crystal
scattering
Thick films
thick films
lasers
Experimental Study
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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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All-optical polarization conversion of cw 1.55 μm lasers with liquid crystals by stimulated scattering. / Khoo, Iam-choon; Ding, J.; Chen, K.; Diaz, A.

In: Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, Vol. 4799, 01.12.2002, p. 31-36.

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