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  • Vol. 28, Iss. 17 — Sep. 1, 1989
  • pp: 3751–3753

Thermal gratings written in glycerol with CO2 laser radiation

Donald Prévost, Gaetan Thibault, Pierre Galarneau, Marguerite-Marie Denariez-Roberge, Annie Tarrats-Saugnac, and François-Xavier de Contencin  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 28, Issue 17, pp. 3751-3753 (1989)

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Real time holographic recording has been performed in glycerol using CO2 laser beams for the writing. The dynamics of the grating formation was monitored with a reading beam at 632.8 nm. Particular attention has been paid on temporal behavior.

© 1989 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: October 30, 1988
Published: September 1, 1989

Donald Prévost, Gaetan Thibault, Pierre Galarneau, Marguerite-Marie Denariez-Roberge, Annie Tarrats-Saugnac, and François-Xavier de Contencin, "Thermal gratings written in glycerol with CO2 laser radiation," Appl. Opt. 28, 3751-3753 (1989)

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