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  • Vol. 24, Iss. 17 — Sep. 1, 1985
  • pp: 2842–2845

Electrooptic effect in cholesteric blue phases with small positive dielectric anisotropy

B. M. Leon Fong and Jose A. Martin-Pereda  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 24, Issue 17, pp. 2842-2845 (1985)

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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)

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