Diffraction property of cholesteric liquid crystal (CLC) grating has been theoretically and experimentally investigated. The experimental result is in good agreement with the Raman-Nath theoretical diffraction probed by a polarized beam in various polarization states.
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(050.0050) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction and gratings
(050.1950) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction gratings
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.3720) Optical devices : Liquid-crystal devices
W. Hung, M. Tsai, I. Jiang, P. Yeh, and W. Cheng, "Diffraction Property of Cholesteric Liquid Crystal Grating," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper JWA88.
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