Tunable cholesteric liquid crystals (CLC) diffraction grating based on the effect of localized surface plasmons (LSP) was investigated. To doping metal nanoparticle into the CLC grating, an particular diffraction was observed due to LSP effect.
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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, I. Jiang, M. Tsai, P. Yeh, and W. Cheng, "Tunable Cholesteric Liquid Crystal Diffraction Grating Based on the Effect of Localized Surface Plasmons," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2010, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper CTuG4.
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