Nanosecond laser-induced transient and permanent gratings and ultrasonic waves in a smectic film

Iam-choon Khoo, R. Normandin

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Abstract

Using nanosecond laser pulses, we have observed for the first time optically induced transient and (erasable) permanent gratings in a smectic-A film. The transient grating is accompanied by strong high frequency acoustic waves.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1416-1418
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Applied Physics
Volume55
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 1984

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ultrasonic radiation
gratings
lasers
acoustics
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Nanosecond laser-induced transient and permanent gratings and ultrasonic waves in a smectic film. / Khoo, Iam-choon; Normandin, R.

In: Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 55, No. 5, 01.12.1984, p. 1416-1418.

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