We report on the formation of switchable holographic transmission gratings in polymer-dispersed liquid-crystal cells by use of the 633-nm wavelength of a He-Ne laser. We present results for the structure, diffraction efficiency, and switching characteristics of the gratings.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
(050.1950) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction gratings
(160.2100) Materials : Electro-optical materials
(160.2900) Materials : Optical storage materials
(160.3710) Materials : Liquid crystals
Robert A. Ramsey and Suresh C. Sharma, "Switchable holographic gratings formed in polymer-dispersed liquid-crystal cells by use of a He-Ne laser," Opt. Lett. 30, 592-594 (2005)