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  • Vol. 6, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 2008
  • pp: 858–860

Effect of dichroic azo-dye doped on ferroelectric liquid crystals

Yayun Feng and Zhihua Ling  »View Author Affiliations


Chinese Optics Letters, Vol. 6, Issue 11, pp. 858-860 (2008)


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Abstract

In order to study the effect of mixing dye in ferroelectric liquid crystal (FLC) materials, the phase transition temperature and electro-optical properties of azo dye doped FLC samples have been investigated. All the properties have been found to be changed drastically. The results have revealed that not only the SmC*-SmA* transition temperature decreased markedly by the addition of azo-dye, but also dye-doped FLC had lower threshold voltage and saturation voltage than the pure FLC.

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OCIS Codes
(160.0160) Materials : Materials
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices

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Yayun Feng and Zhihua Ling, "Effect of dichroic azo-dye doped on ferroelectric liquid crystals," Chin. Opt. Lett. 6, 858-860 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/col/abstract.cfm?URI=col-6-11-858


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