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Optical and electro-optical devices from organically doped sol-gel materials
Author(s): David Levy
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Paper Abstract

Within the large list of organically doped sol-gel materials with optical or electro-optical applications, two representative examples shall be presented: first, gel-glass dispersed liquid crystal (GDLC) devices with electro-optical properties related to an adequate sol-gel chemical processing for trapping microdroplets of nematogenic organic compounds (i.e. liquid crystals, LCs), and second, photochromic-doped sol-gel materials attached to optical fibers, for which, the properties of the light throughput and the response time may be modified by the device features.

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 October 1997
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 3136, Sol-Gel Optics IV, (2 October 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.284112
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David Levy, Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales de Madrid (Spain) and Instituto Nacional de Tecnica Aer (Spain)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3136:
Sol-Gel Optics IV
Bruce S. Dunn; John D. Mackenzie; Edward J. A. Pope; Helmut K. Schmidt; Masayuki Yamane, Editor(s)

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