Probe beam amplification via two- and four-wave mixings in a nematic liquid crystal film

Iam-choon Khoo, T. H. Liu

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Abstract

We have observed very large probe beam gain (up to 600 percent) in a thin film (100 μm) of nematic liquid crystal, for a low pump beam intensity on the order of 2 W/cm2. The effect is nonlinearly dependent on the pump intensity and the wave mixing angle.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)171-173
Number of pages3
JournalIEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics
Volume23
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1987

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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