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Light Transmission Through Twisted Nematic Liquid Crystal Cells.
Author(s): D. G. Vass; R. C. Dougal; K. Weir; A. R. MacGregor
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Paper Abstract

A simple model to describe the propagation of light through a nematic liquid crystal cell is introduced. Experimental measurements are presented of the intensity (arbitrary units) of the light transmitted through a twisted nematic cell mounted between crossed or parallel polaroids as a function of the voltage amplitude (0-10 V pk-pk) of the square wave signal (1 KHz) used to activate the cell.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 November 1986
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0651, Integrated Optical Circuit Engineering III, (3 November 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.938138
Show Author Affiliations
D. G. Vass, University of Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
R. C. Dougal, University of Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
K. Weir, University of Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
A. R. MacGregor, University of Edinburgh (United Kingdom)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0651:
Integrated Optical Circuit Engineering III
Ralf Th. Kersten, Editor(s)

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