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  • Vol. 38, Iss. 13 — May. 1, 1999
  • pp: 2857–2861

Influence of the Director Field Structure on Extinction and Scattering by a Nematic Liquid-Crystal Droplet

Valery A. Loiko and Vladimir I. Molochko  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 38, Issue 13, pp. 2857-2861 (1999)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.38.002857


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Abstract

On the basis of calculations under the discrete dipole approximation and a proposed extended model of nested ellipsoids for bipolar droplets, the changes in optical properties of a spherical liquid-crystal droplet, caused by a change in director configuration under the influence of an external field, have been considered.

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OCIS Codes
(160.0160) Materials : Materials
(160.3710) Materials : Liquid crystals
(290.2200) Scattering : Extinction

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Valery A. Loiko and Vladimir I. Molochko, "Influence of the Director Field Structure on Extinction and Scattering by a Nematic Liquid-Crystal Droplet," Appl. Opt. 38, 2857-2861 (1999)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-38-13-2857


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