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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 31, Iss. 9 — May. 1, 2006
  • pp: 1238–1240

Planar photonic crystals infiltrated with liquid crystals: optical characterization of molecule orientation

R. Ferrini, J. Martz, L. Zuppiroli, B. Wild, V. Zabelin, L. A. Dunbar, R. Houdré, M. Mulot, and S. Anand  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 31, Issue 9, pp. 1238-1240 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.31.001238


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Abstract

Nematic liquid crystals are infiltrated into InP-based planar photonic crystals. Optical measurements as a function of temperature and polarization are used to study the average director field configuration in the nanometer-size holes: a planar equilibrium state is found.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(130.0130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics
(130.3130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics materials
(160.3710) Materials : Liquid crystals
(230.3720) Optical devices : Liquid-crystal devices
(250.5300) Optoelectronics : Photonic integrated circuits

ToC Category:
Integrated Optics

History
Original Manuscript: January 7, 2006
Revised Manuscript: January 30, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: February 1, 2006

Citation
R. Ferrini, J. Martz, L. Zuppiroli, B. Wild, V. Zabelin, L. A. Dunbar, R. Houdré, M. Mulot, and S. Anand, "Planar photonic crystals infiltrated with liquid crystals: optical characterization of molecule orientation," Opt. Lett. 31, 1238-1240 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-31-9-1238


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