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  • Vol. 13, Iss. 2 — Feb. 1, 1988
  • pp: 117–119

Distinguishing molecular-reorientation gratings from thermal gratings by a time-delayed method

Zuhe Yu, Xin Mi, Qian Jiang, Peixian Ye, and Panming Fu  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 13, Issue 2, pp. 117-119 (1988)

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We demonstrate a novel time-delayed method that employs the partially coherent properties of pump beams to distinguish molecular-reorientation gratings from thermal gratings. An extension of this method to the case of population grating is pointed out.

© 1988 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: July 8, 1987
Manuscript Accepted: October 26, 1987
Published: February 1, 1988

Zuhe Yu, Xin Mi, Qian Jiang, Peixian Ye, and Panming Fu, "Distinguishing molecular-reorientation gratings from thermal gratings by a time-delayed method," Opt. Lett. 13, 117-119 (1988)

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