Squeezing of laser pulses in nonlinear-optical LC cell


  • Svetlana Bugaychuk Institute of Physics, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
  • Andrey Iljin Institute of Physics, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine




Controllable compression of the temporal duration of light pulses takes place in a liquid crystal medium via self-action processes of beam mixing, namely, a dynamic Bragg grating formation by incoming light waves with their consequent self-diffraction on the same recorded grating. Wherein, the laser pulse duration should be comparable with the time relaxation constant of the medium while the extent of the temporal compression is controlled by the variation of the input pulse durations and the value of nonlocal response.

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How to Cite

S. Bugaychuk and A. Iljin, “Squeezing of laser pulses in nonlinear-optical LC cell”, Photonics Lett. Pol., vol. 10, no. 4, pp. 112–114, Dec. 2018.