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Second harmonic generation in liquid crystals with helical structures
Author(s): Serguey V. Shiyanovskii
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Paper Abstract

Second harmonic generation in ferroelectric LC when the waves propagate along the helical axis and in cholesteric LC for oblique wave propagation are studied taking into account the damping of pumping and SH waves, caused by absorption and scattering on the director fluctuations. The structural enhancement of SHG near Bragg reflection band is predicted.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 April 1996
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 2795, Nonlinear Optics of Liquid and Photorefractive Crystals, (29 April 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.239189
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Serguey V. Shiyanovskii, Institute for Nuclear Research (Ukraine)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2795:
Nonlinear Optics of Liquid and Photorefractive Crystals
Gertruda V. Klimusheva; Andrey G. Iljin, Editor(s)

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