Four wave mixing with gain using liquid crystal films

I. C. Khoo, T. H. Liu, R. R. Michael, G. M. Finn, J. Y. Hou

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The extraordinarily large thermal and orientational nonlinearities of nematic liquid crystal is studied in the context of amplified reflection in four wave mixing. Greater than 100% reflection in wavefront conjugation can be obtained.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)70-76
Number of pages7
JournalProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
StatePublished - Jan 1 1986

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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