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Investigation of axial ordering in doped liquid crystals by second harmonic generations
Author(s): Jeong Weon Wu
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Paper Abstract

The effect of axial ordering in determining macroscopic second order nonlinear optical response is investigated by the second harmonic generation measurement. Maier-Saupe mean field theory was employed to estimate the axial ordering contributions. The magnitude of second harmonic generations as a function of a dc external field suggests that the effect of axial ordering is negligible while polar ordering is dominant.

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Date Published: 5 October 1995
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 2527, Nonlinear Optical Properties of Organic Materials VIII, (5 October 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.222802
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Jeong Weon Wu, Ewha Womans Univ. (South Korea)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2527:
Nonlinear Optical Properties of Organic Materials VIII
Gustaaf R. Moehlmann, Editor(s)

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