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11 March 1996 Polymer-dispersed liquid crystals: holographic formation of switchable gratings
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Proceedings Volume 2651, Liquid Crystal Materials, Devices, and Applications IV; (1996) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.235340
Event: Electronic Imaging: Science and Technology, 1996, San Jose, CA, United States
Abstract
We induced grating structures in polymer films containing small liquid crystal droplets. The grating formation is due to the thermal effect of an intensity grating caused by the interference of two Ar-laser beams. A light-induced grating-like modulation of material properties is stored after the exposure. It can be erased by heating the hole sample. The diffraction efficiency of the grating can be modulated by external electric fields.
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Heinz Kitzerow, J. Strauss, and Sukhmal C. Jain "Polymer-dispersed liquid crystals: holographic formation of switchable gratings", Proc. SPIE 2651, Liquid Crystal Materials, Devices, and Applications IV, (11 March 1996); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.235340
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