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Photorefractive effect in smectic c liquid crystal blends containing small amount of chiral dopant
Author(s): Takeo Sasaki
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Paper Abstract

The photorefractive effect of smectic liquid crystal blends containing small amount of chiral compound was investigated. The photorefractive ferroelectric liquid crystal blends are known to exhibit a large photorefractive effect. They are composed of Smectic-C liquid crystals, photoconductive chiral compounds and a sensitizer. Smectic liquid crystal blends that contains several concentrations of a chiral compound while keeping a constant concentration of a photoconductive moiety were prepared. The effect of the concentration of the chiral dopant on the photorefractive properties of the liquid crystal blend was investigated.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 September 2018
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 10735, Liquid Crystals XXII, 107350U (14 September 2018); doi: 10.1117/12.2320218
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Takeo Sasaki, Tokyo Univ. of Science (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10735:
Liquid Crystals XXII
Iam Choon Khoo, Editor(s)

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