An electrooptic effect in the blue phase of the cholesteric mixture S811− and the nematic mixture N5 is reported. To demonstrate this effect ac voltages (f = 1000 Hz) between 0 and 150 V were applied. Wavelength shifts of 70 nm were obtained.
© 1985 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: February 9, 1985
Published: September 1, 1985
B. M. Leon Fong and Jose A. Martin-Pereda, "Electrooptic effect in cholesteric blue phases with small positive dielectric anisotropy," Appl. Opt. 24, 2842-2845 (1985)