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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 14 — Jul. 4, 2011
  • pp: 13428–13435

Transverse wave propagation in photonic crystal based on holographic polymer-dispersed liquid crystal

Andy Ying-Guey Fuh, Ming Shian Li, and Shing Trong Wu  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 14, pp. 13428-13435 (2011)

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This study investigates the transversely propagating waves in a body-centered tetragonal photonic crystal based on a holographic polymer-dispersed liquid crystal film. Rotating the film reveals three different transverse propagating waves. Degeneracy of optical Bloch waves from reciprocal lattice vectors explains their symmetrical distribution.

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OCIS Codes
(160.3710) Materials : Liquid crystals
(160.5470) Materials : Polymers
(050.5298) Diffraction and gratings : Photonic crystals

ToC Category:
Photonic Crystals

Original Manuscript: March 31, 2011
Revised Manuscript: June 13, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: June 19, 2011
Published: June 27, 2011

Andy Ying-Guey Fuh, Ming Shian Li, and Shing Trong Wu, "Transverse wave propagation in photonic crystal based on holographic polymer-dispersed liquid crystal," Opt. Express 19, 13428-13435 (2011)

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