14 August 1997 Optically induced birefringence in a mixture of air and carbon disulphide
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Proceedings Volume 3186, Laser Technology V: Physics and Research and Development Trends; (1997); doi: 10.1117/12.280484
Event: Laser Technology V, 1996, Szczecin, Poland
Abstract
The paper reports results of the optical Kerr effect investigation in the mixture of carbon disulphide and the air. Measurements were performed as a function of temperature and CS2 concentration. Assuming the statistical-molecular theory of the optically induced birefringence, the values of the optical and molar Kerr constants as well as polarizability and optical anisotropy were found. The observed deviations of the temperature dependence of Kerr effect from the theoretical predictions indicate the presence of strong molecular interactions in the studied mixtures.
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Zdzislaw Blaszczak, Marek Halas, "Optically induced birefringence in a mixture of air and carbon disulphide", Proc. SPIE 3186, Laser Technology V: Physics and Research and Development Trends, (14 August 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.280484; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.280484
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Birefringence

Carbon

Kerr effect

Anisotropy

Molecular interactions

Polarizability

Temperature metrology

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