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Effect of polymer network on orientation of liquid crystal molecules
Author(s): Qingbing Wang; Ruipeng Sun; YanQing Tian; Xinmin Huang
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Paper Abstract

We investigated the interaction between polymer network, which is prepared in liquid crystal host, and liquid crystal. It was found that the polymer network gave a rough parallel alignment because of the uniform alignment of liquid crystalline host. The polymer network formed in an electric field shows strong influence on the orientation of the liquid crystals. Higher tilt angles of liquid crystal can be achieved because of the stabilization of polymer network.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 January 1998
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 3319, Liquid Crystals: Chemistry and Structure, (1 January 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.301297
Show Author Affiliations
Qingbing Wang, Changchun Institute of Physics (China)
Ruipeng Sun, Changchun Institute of Physics (China)
YanQing Tian, Changchun Institute of Physics (China)
Xinmin Huang, Changchun Institute of Physics (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3319:
Liquid Crystals: Chemistry and Structure
Marzena Tykarska; Roman S. Dabrowski; Jerzy Zielinski, Editor(s)

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