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Second harmonic generation in liquid crystals of nonchiral banana-shaped molecules
Author(s): Florian Kentischer; Rainer Macdonald; P. Warnick; Gerd Heppke; Sebastian Rauch
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Paper Abstract

New liquid crystals of nonchiral, banana shaped molecules are investigated by generation of the second harmonic of an optical wave. Symmetry properties of the apparent thermodynamic phases are studied and first quantitative values of the nonlinear optical coefficients are given.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 October 1997
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 3143, Liquid Crystals, (30 October 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.279261
Show Author Affiliations
Florian Kentischer, Technical Univ. of Berlin (Germany)
Rainer Macdonald, Technical Univ. of Berlin (Germany)
P. Warnick, Technical Univ. of Berlin (Germany)
Gerd Heppke, Technical Univ. of Berlin (Germany)
Sebastian Rauch, Technical Univ. of Berlin (Germany)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3143:
Liquid Crystals
Iam-Choon Khoo, Editor(s)

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