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Electrooptical bistability and thermoaddressed information recording in polymer dispersed cholesterics
Author(s): V. A. Zhuikov; S. L. Smorgon; V. Ya. Zyryanov; V. F. Shabanov
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Paper Abstract

Hysteresis characteristics of volt-contrast curve of polymer dispersed cholesteric liquid crystal films have been studied as a function of temperature, time, voltage, material structure and composition. Material under study allows thermocontact and laser-addressed information recording with gray scale in both normal and reverse scattering mode. Recorded information can readily be erased by electric field on/off.

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Date Published: 19 January 1996
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 2731, International Liquid Crystal Workshop on Surface Phenomena, (19 January 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.230655
Show Author Affiliations
V. A. Zhuikov, Institute of Physics (Russia)
S. L. Smorgon, Institute of Physics (Russia)
V. Ya. Zyryanov, Institute of Physics (Russia)
V. F. Shabanov, Institute of Physics (Russia)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2731:
International Liquid Crystal Workshop on Surface Phenomena
Evgenij Rumtsev; Maxim Georg Tomilin, Editor(s)

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