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Electro-optical modulation with silicon microspheres in liquid crystal
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Paper Abstract

We demonstrate electro-optical tuning and modulation of the optical resonances of a silicon microsphere placed on an optical fiber half coupler and immersed in a nematic liquid crystal. The relative refractive index between the microsphere and the liquid crystal is controlled by an applied external AC electric field. The tuning and modulation of the microsphere optical resonances is monitored with the transmission and elastic scattering signals.

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Date Published: 31 May 2011
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 8069, Integrated Photonics: Materials, Devices, and Applications, 80690L (31 May 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.887572
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Huzeyfe Yilmaz, Koç Univ. (Turkey)
Ali Serpengüzel, Koç Univ. (Turkey)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8069:
Integrated Photonics: Materials, Devices, and Applications
Ali Serpengüzel; Giancarlo Cesare Righini; Alfred Leipertz, Editor(s)

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