23 April 2017 Tunable liquid crystal fibre optic filter
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Proceedings Volume 10323, 25th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors; 1032363 (2017) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2263276
Event: 25th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, 2017, Jeju, Korea, Republic of
Abstract
The present work has been centered in the design, fabrication and characterization of a new in-line tunable nematic liquid crystal (TNLC) optical fiber device. The main reason of using a biconical optical fibre taper as a core surrounded by liquid crystals molecules is the possibility to change the losses by the electrically induced reorientation of liquid crystal molecules. A taper is made from a standard fiber SMF28®, whereas the clad uses the nematic mixture 1550C1 type. A supercontinuum source with a bandwidth of [500-700 nm] and laser with wavelength 532 nm were used as light sources.
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Joanna E. Mos, Mariusz Florek, Katarzyna Garbat, Karol A. Stasiewicz, Noureddine Bennis, Leszek R. Jaroszewicz, "Tunable liquid crystal fibre optic filter", Proc. SPIE 10323, 25th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, 1032363 (23 April 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2263276; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2263276
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