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Liquid crystals as active elements of sensors based on planar waveguide
Author(s): Zenoviy M. Mykytyuk; Vladyslav Ivanytskyy; Vladyslav Cherpak; Dalanbayar Bolormaa; Andriy Fechan
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Paper Abstract

A system LC-waveguide may be applied in different devices for physical values registration, and optical signal controlling devices. It is actual to use a planar waveguide in combination with peculiarity of liquid crystal materials that are characterized by a high sensitivity to physical values external influence liquid crystal materials. At present time waveguides are widely used as elements for signals processing and transmission in optical systems, that are realized on different optical effects. The using of planar waveguide as backplane of LC cell alleviate orientation process of liquid crystal layer in contrast to fiber waveguide.

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Date Published: 27 June 2002
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 4759, XIV Conference on Liquid Crystals: Chemistry, Physics, and Applications, (27 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.472183
Show Author Affiliations
Zenoviy M. Mykytyuk, Lviv Polytechnical Univ. (Ukraine)
Vladyslav Ivanytskyy, Lviv Polytechnical Univ. (Ukraine)
Vladyslav Cherpak, Lviv Polytechnical Univ. (Ukraine)
Dalanbayar Bolormaa, Lviv Polytechnical Univ. (Ukraine)
Andriy Fechan, Lviv Polytechnical Univ. (Ukraine)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4759:
XIV Conference on Liquid Crystals: Chemistry, Physics, and Applications
Jolanta Rutkowska; Stanislaw J. Klosowicz; Jerzy Zielinski, Editor(s)

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