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Use Of Strong Surface Alignment In Nematic Liquid Crystals For High Speed Light Modulation
Author(s): James L. Fergason
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Paper Abstract

Nematic liquid crystal devices are slow compared to solid state liquid state devices based on electronic transitions. This stems from the origin of such effects in the mechanical interaction of long range order. The following paper describes an approach to optimizing the response of such devices by limiting the lineal dimension over which these effects occur.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 December 1986
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0684, Liquid Crystals and Spatial Light Modulator Materials, (19 December 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.936483
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James L. Fergason, Raychem Corporation (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0684:
Liquid Crystals and Spatial Light Modulator Materials
William A. Penn, Editor(s)

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