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Liquid Crystals XII
Editor(s): Iam Choon Khoo
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Volume Number: 7050
Date Published: 27 August 2008

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Front Matter: Volume 7050
Author(s): Proceedings of SPIE
Enhancing the electro-optical properties of liquid crystal nanodroplets for switchable Bragg gratings
Author(s): R. L. Sutherland; V. P. Tondiglia; L. V. Natarajan; P. F. Lloyd; T. J. Bunning
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Novel columnar liquid-crystalline nanomaterials designed toward anhydrous organic proton conductors
Author(s): Akihiko Kanazawa; Katsuhiko Nakajima; Masatoshi Matsuda
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A new generation of previously unrealizable photonic devices as enabled by a unique electro-optic waveguide architecture
Author(s): Scott R. Davis; Scott D. Rommel; George Farca; Michael H. Anderson
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Polarization-dependent nonlinear phase contrast by using dye-doped nematic liquid crystals
Author(s): Rosario Porras-Aguilar; Marcelo D. Iturbe-Castillo; Julio C. Ramirez-San-Juan; Oscar Baldovino-Pantaleon; David Sanchez de la Llave; Ruben Ramos-Garcia; Luis Arroyo-Carrasco
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High optical nonlinearity of azobenzene liquid crystals for short laser pulses
Author(s): Uladzimir Hrozhyk; Svetlana Serak; Nelson Tabiryan; Landa Hoke; Diane M. Steeves; Gary Kedziora; Brian Kimball
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Light-driven soft actuator materials based on liquid-crystalline polymers
Author(s): Yanlei Yu; Ruoyuan Yin; Jixiang Xu; Futao Cheng; Mizuho Kondo; Tomiki Ikeda
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Diamantane: a thread stitching up photochromism and liquid crystals
Author(s): Tsuyoshi Gushiken; Masahiro Kawasaki; Toshiya Sagisaka; Takashi Ubukata; Yasushi Yokoyama
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Synthesis, photoisomerization behavior and liquid-crystalline properties of azobenzenes attached on the surface of gold nanoparticles
Author(s): Osamu Tsutsumi; Keitarou Yamamoto; Yohei Yamamoto; Takeshi Hashishin; Hirokazu Sato
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Photopolymerization studies of a light-emitting liquid crystal with methacrylate reactive groups for electroluminescence
Author(s): Kai L Woon; Alicia Liedtke; Mary O'Neill; Matthew P. Aldred; Stuart P. Kitney; Panagiotis Vlachos; Amaury Bruneau; Stephen M. Kelly
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Enhanced confocal microscopy imaging of the in-plane switching of cholesteric liquid crystal cells
Author(s): S. A. Jewell; J. R. Sambles
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Liquid crystal tunable polarization filters for polarization imaging
Author(s): Dong-Feng Gu; Bruce Winker; Bing Wen; John Mansell; Karen Zachery; Donald Taber; Tallis Chang; Sung Choi; Jian Ma; Xiaomin Wang; Keith Sage
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Reflective liquid crystal polarization gratings with high efficiency and small pitch
Author(s): Ravi K. Komanduri; Chulwoo Oh; Michael J. Escuti
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Polysilacage moiety as a bulky mesogenic motif
Author(s): Masaki Shimizu; Masanori Nata; Tamejiro Hiyama
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Laser-damage-resistant photoalignment layers for high-peak-power liquid crystal device applications
Author(s): K. L. Marshall; J. Gan; G. Mitchell; S. Papernov; A. L. Rigatti; A. W. Schmid; S. D. Jacobs
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Discotic liquid crystals: synthesis and mesomorphic properties of polyacetylenes carrying triphenylene pendant groups
Author(s): Jacky Wing Yip Lam; Changmin Xing; Keqing Zhao; Ben Zhong Tang
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Liquid crystal tunable filters and polarization controllers for biomedical optical imaging
Author(s): Ofir Aharon; Avner Safrani; Riki Moses; I. Abdulhalim
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Progress in nano-structured alignment layers for liquid crystal displays
Author(s): H. S. Kwok; F. S. Y. Yeung
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Flexoelectric polarisation effects in nematic liquid crystal phase gratings
Author(s): C. L. Trabi; A. A. T. Smith; N. J. Mottram; C. V. Brown
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Electro-optical effects in liquid crystals with dielectric dispersion
Author(s): Oleg D. Lavrentovich; Hugh A. Wonderly; Mingxia Gu; Sergij V. Shiyanovskii
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Liquid crystal modulated optical amplifier for night vision imaging
Author(s): Alexander Parfenov; X. Winston Xia; Indra Tengara; Tin Win; Jason Holmstedt; Neven Rakuljic; Tin M. Aye; Mathew W. Swinney; Peter L. Marasco
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Liquid crystal based electro-optic Bragg gratings for laser beam attenuations
Author(s): James Foshee; Brian Stadler; Suning Tang; Yuanji Tang; Jennifer Colegrove
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Photoalignment and patterning of nanostructures in liquid crystalline thin films
Author(s): Takahiro Seki; Mitsuo Hara; Haruhiko Fukumoto; Shusaku Nagano
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Sparse multiwall carbon nanotube electrodes arrays for liquid crystal photonic devices
Author(s): T. D. Wilkinson; X. Wang; H. Butt; Ranjith R; W. I. Milne
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Molecular stacking of discotic liquid crystals on the surfaces treated by O2 plasma
Author(s): Wenjun Zheng; Ya-Ting Hu; Cheng-Yan Chiang; Chi Wi Ong
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Refractive index engineering of liquid crystals with nano-particulates
Author(s): Andres Diaz; Yi Ma; Junbin Huang; Justin Liou; Jae Hong Park; Iam Choon Khoo
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Photoswitching properties of photonic band gap materials containing azo-polymer liquid crystal
Author(s): Masaki Moritsugu; Tomomi Shirota; Shoichi Kubo; Sun-nam Kim; Tomonari Ogata; Takamasa Nonaka; Osamu Sato; Seiji Kurihara
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Color shift improvement in a broadband cholesteric liquid crystal polarizer through computational simulations
Author(s): Ping-Chen Chen; Hui-Lung Kuo
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Matrix model for a twisted medium: liquid crystal cell
Author(s): D. Tentori; C. Ayala-Díaz; E. Ledezma-Sillas
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Polarization-independent tunable optical filters based on bilayer polarization gratings
Author(s): Elena Nicolescu; Michael J. Escuti
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Electrically switchable achromatic liquid crystal polarization gratings on reflective substrates
Author(s): Chulwoo Oh; Michael J. Escuti
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Hard-core liquid-crystal fibers
Author(s): Antoni Adamczyk
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