1 April 2004 Computing the liquid crystal director field in optical phased arrays
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Optical Engineering, 43(4), (2004). doi:10.1117/1.1666821
Abstract
Optical phased arrays using birefringent liquid crystals can efficiently steer a laser communication beam to a small angle. The algorithm presented derives a thickness for the liquid crystal cell and computes a sequence of voltages for the device electrodes that best deflects the beam.
George F. Barrick, Philip J. Bos, Charles M. Titus, Bruce K. Winker, "Computing the liquid crystal director field in optical phased arrays," Optical Engineering 43(4), (1 April 2004). http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/1.1666821
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Liquid crystals

Electrodes

Diffraction

Electro optics

Phased array optics

Electro optical modeling

Molecules

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