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Superprism phenomenon based on holographic polymer dispersed liquid crystal films
Author(s): M. S. Li; S. T. Wu; Andy Ying-Guey Fuh
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Paper Abstract

The polarization-dependent superprism phenomenon was demonstrated using holographic polymer-dispersed liquid crystal (HPDLC) films. The HPDLC film is designed and fabricated using three coplanar beams. The fabricated HPDLC film contained two-dimensional (2D) ordered nano-sized LC domains (~150nm in diameter) embedded in a polymer matrix; its periodicity was estimated using a scanning electron microscope to be ~350nm. The dispersion of white light from this HPDLC superprism was ~50°, and the deflection of light output from it was consistent with the theoretical value obtained by the plane wave expansion method.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 August 2006
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 6327, Nanoengineering: Fabrication, Properties, Optics, and Devices III, 632706 (29 August 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.675676
Show Author Affiliations
M. S. Li, National Cheng Kung Univ. (Taiwan)
S. T. Wu, National Cheng Kung Univ. (Taiwan)
Andy Ying-Guey Fuh, National Cheng Kung Univ. (Taiwan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6327:
Nanoengineering: Fabrication, Properties, Optics, and Devices III
Elizabeth A. Dobisz; Louay A. Eldada, Editor(s)

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