Simultaneous Occurrence of Phase Conjugation and Pulse Shortening in Stimulated Scattering in Liquid Crystal Mesophases

Iam Choon Khoo, Robert R. Michael, Pei Yang Yan

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Abstract

We have observed for the first time simultaneous occurrence of phase conjugation and pulse shortening in stimulated back scattering of nanosecond laser pulses from thin film of smectic and nematic liquid crystals, and from thick samples of isotropic cholesterics. Aberration correction capability and high compression ratio are obtained.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1344-1347
Number of pages4
JournalIEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics
Volume23
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1987

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

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

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