The principal features of the liquid-crystal molecular orientation within the variable-grating-mode liquid-crystal device have been determined as a function of the applied voltage across the cell by measurement of the polarization properties of light diffracted by the liquid-crystal birefringent phase grating.
© 1984 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: January 4, 1984
Manuscript Accepted: February 17, 1984
Published: May 1, 1984
A. R. Tanguay, B. H. Soffer, P. Chavel, T. C. Strand, and C. S. Wu, "Polarization properties of the variable-grating-mode liquid-crystal device," Opt. Lett. 9, 174-176 (1984)