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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)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OME.3.000459


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Abstract

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

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

Citation
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)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ome/abstract.cfm?URI=ome-3-4-459


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