9 February 2007 Applications of ferroelectric particles/liquid crystal colloids
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Proceedings Volume 6487, Emerging Liquid Crystal Technologies II; 64870T (2007); doi: 10.1117/12.703688
Event: Integrated Optoelectronic Devices 2007, 2007, San Jose, California, United States
Abstract
Ferroelectric nanoparticles significantly improve properties of existing liquid crystals and benefit the performance of many devices. By changing a concentration and a type of ferroelectric particles one can affect physical properties of the nematic, smectic, and cholesteric liquid crystal materials, including the dielectric constants, the birefringence, the phase transition temperatures, and even the order parameter. We demonstrate the performance of these new materials in various devices, including displays, light modulators, and beam steering devices.
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Anatoliy Glushchenko, Chae Il Cheon, John West, Yuri Reznikov, "Applications of ferroelectric particles/liquid crystal colloids", Proc. SPIE 6487, Emerging Liquid Crystal Technologies II, 64870T (9 February 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.703688; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.703688
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Liquid crystals

Particles

Dielectrics

Birefringence

Electro optics

Ferroelectric nanoparticles

Tin

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