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Interaction of Laguerre-Gaussian light with liquid crystals
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Paper Abstract

We examine novel features that might emerge from the interaction of Laguerre-Gaussian beams with liquid crystals. We study the response of nematic liquid crystal media to the throughput of twisted laser light. Specific attention is focused on the spatial evolution of the director orientation angle.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 March 2005
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 5736, Nanomanipulation with Light, (14 March 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.585295
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Luciana C. Davila Romero, Univ. of St Andrews (United Kingdom)
Andrew R. Carter, Univ. of York (United Kingdom)
Mohamed Babiker, Univ. of York (United Kingdom)
David L. Andrews, Univ. of East Anglia Norwich (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5736:
Nanomanipulation with Light
David L. Andrews, Editor(s)

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