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Spatial-temporal light modulator based on total internal reflection violation in ferroelectric smectic C*
Author(s): Georgy L. Nekrasov; Svetlana V. Serak
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Paper Abstract

Possibilities of creating a spatial-temporal light modulator (STLM) with matrix electrodes using energy reflection coefficient modulator at the glass-LC boundary have been studied. Ferroelectric smectic C* which as the optical structural angle between the director and the normal to the smectic layer near 45 degrees is proposed as an LC-medium. The results of investigation make it possible to construct an LC-valve characterized by high transmission (approximately equals 90%) of nonpolarized light in a wide spectrum range in the open state.

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Date Published: 7 February 1997
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 2949, Imaging Sciences and Display Technologies, (7 February 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.266315
Show Author Affiliations
Georgy L. Nekrasov, Institute of Electronics (Belarus)
Svetlana V. Serak, Institute of Electronics (Belarus)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2949:
Imaging Sciences and Display Technologies
Jan Bares; Christopher T. Bartlett; Paul A. Delabastita; Jose Luis Encarnacao; Nelson V. Tabiryan; Panos E. Trahanias; Arthur Robert Weeks, Editor(s)

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