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  • Editor: David J. Hagan
  • Vol. 3, Iss. 4 — Apr. 1, 2013
  • pp: 459–465

Orientational dependence of THz optical constants, birefrigence and dichroism of liquid crystals BL037 and GT3-23001

Mira Naftaly and Richard Dudley  »View Author Affiliations

Optical Materials Express, Vol. 3, Issue 4, pp. 459-465 (2013)

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The optical constants, birefringence and dichroism of liquid crystals BL037 and GT3-23001 are investigated in the frequency range 0.4-4 THz using time-domain spectroscopy. A specially designed bias cell is described which allows the orientational dependence of optical properties to be observed.

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OCIS Codes
(160.3710) Materials : Liquid crystals
(300.6495) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, teraherz

ToC Category:
Liquid Crystals

Original Manuscript: February 6, 2013
Revised Manuscript: March 7, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: March 7, 2013
Published: March 11, 2013

Mira Naftaly and Richard Dudley, "Orientational dependence of THz optical constants, birefrigence and dichroism of liquid crystals BL037 and GT3-23001," Opt. Mater. Express 3, 459-465 (2013)

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