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  • Vol. 25, Iss. 13 — Jul. 1, 2000
  • pp: 978–980

All-optical image processing with a supranonlinear dye-doped liquid-crystal film

M. Y. Shih, A. Shishido, P. H. Chen, M. V. Wood, and I. C. Khoo  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 25, Issue 13, pp. 978-980 (2000)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.25.000978


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Abstract

We demonstrate a dynamic all-optical image-intensity-inversion technique that uses self- and mutual-phase-modulation effects with a highly nonlinear nematic liquid-crystal film placed in an intermediate focal plane. This process requires submilliwatt optical power, responds in a few milliseconds, and can be realized over a very broad spectral range.

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OCIS Codes
(070.2580) Fourier optics and signal processing : Paraxial wave optics
(070.2590) Fourier optics and signal processing : ABCD transforms
(160.3710) Materials : Liquid crystals
(190.4400) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, materials

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M. Y. Shih, A. Shishido, P. H. Chen, M. V. Wood, and I. C. Khoo, "All-optical image processing with a supranonlinear dye-doped liquid-crystal film," Opt. Lett. 25, 978-980 (2000)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-25-13-978


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