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The study of physical properties and their effect on electro-optical characteristics of nematic liquid crystal doped with carbon nano tubes
Author(s): Anoop Kumar Srivastava; Miyoung Kim; Eunmi Jo; Heather Duschl; Seung Hee Lee; Hee Kyu Lee; Seung Eun Lee; Jung Jun Bae; Young Hee Lee
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Paper Abstract

The properties of liquid crystal (LCs) can be altered by incorporating guest materials. The physical properties of carbon nano tubes doped liquid crystal (CNTs/LC) and pristine LC have been investigated. The rotational viscosity of CNTs/LC was lower whereas dielectric anisotropy was almost the same as compared to pristine LC. Also the twisted nematic LC cell driven by vertical field and homogeneously aligned nematic LC cells doped with carbon nanotubes (CNTs) driven by an in-plane field were fabricated and their electro-optic characteristics were investigated. The response time of CNTs doped LC was found to be improved due to the decrease in rotational viscosity.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 September 2008
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 7037, Carbon Nanotubes and Associated Devices, 70371F (9 September 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.795624
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Anoop Kumar Srivastava, Chonbuk National Univ. (Korea, Republic of)
Miyoung Kim, Chonbuk National Univ. (Korea, Republic of)
Eunmi Jo, Chonbuk National Univ. (Korea, Republic of)
Heather Duschl, Chonbuk National Univ. (Korea, Republic of)
Seung Hee Lee, Chonbuk National Univ. (Korea, Republic of)
Hee Kyu Lee, Merck Advanced Technologies Ltd. (Korea, Republic of)
Seung Eun Lee, Merck Advanced Technologies Ltd. (Korea, Republic of)
Jung Jun Bae, Sungkyunkwan Univ. (Korea, Republic of)
Young Hee Lee, Sungkyunkwan Univ. (Korea, Republic of)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7037:
Carbon Nanotubes and Associated Devices
Manijeh Razeghi; Didier Pribat; Young Hee Lee, Editor(s)

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