Abstract

An all optical switch (optical limiter) was constructed and demonstrated using a twisted nematic liquid crystal cell composed of the liquid crystal 5CB(4-pentyl-4′-cyanobiphenyl) with polyvinyl alcohol(PVA) aligning layers. Milliwatt switching levels were observed.

© 2005 Optical Society of America

PDF Article
More Like This
Efficient CW Optical Limiting in a Nematic Liquid Crystal Twist Cell

Kenneth Singer, Jessica Merlin, and Katherine Poseidon
JTuA105 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) 2007

Propagation of a spatial optical soliton in a nematic liquid crystal

M. A. Fuentes-Fuentes, C. Bartolo-Pérez, M. Torres-Cisneros, D. A. May-Arrioja, and J. J. Sánchez-Mondragón
LTu4A.9 Latin America Optics and Photonics Conference (LAOP) 2016

Voltage-controlled nonlinear optically effects in a twisted nematic liquid crystal cell bounded by dichroic polarizers

Luciano R. M. Vicari, Pasquale Terrecuso, and Pasquale Terrecuso
QWE21 Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (QELS) 1996

References

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an Optica member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access Optica Member Subscription