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  • Vol. 17, Iss. 7 — Mar. 30, 2009
  • pp: 5251–5256

Distributed feedback grating in liquid crystal waveguide: a novel approach

Domenico Donisi, Rita Asquini, Antonio d’Alessandro, and Gaetano Assanto  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 7, pp. 5251-5256 (2009)

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We design a distributed feedback guided-wave device in liquid crystals, utilizing a simple geometry based on electro-optic molecular reorientation in uniaxial nematics. We numerically test the structure and demonstrate an effective Bragg reflector with voltage-tunable resonance.

© 2009 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(130.2790) Integrated optics : Guided waves
(160.3710) Materials : Liquid crystals

ToC Category:
Integrated Optics

Original Manuscript: January 22, 2009
Revised Manuscript: February 18, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: February 22, 2009
Published: March 18, 2009

Domenico Donisi, Rita Asquini, Antonio d'Alessandro, and Gaetano Assanto, "Distributed feedback grating in liquid crystal waveguide: a novel approach," Opt. Express 17, 5251-5256 (2009)

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