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Surface reorientation induced by short light pulses in doped liquid crystals

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Abstract

Fast surface reorientation induced by a single 4-ns low-energy laser pulse in dye-doped liquid crystals is reported. The reorientation is due to light-induced modification of the surface anisotropy, which affects the liquid crystal’s director through the appearance of a preferred direction on the irradiated surface. The detected signals can be interpreted as being the result of light-induced desorption and adsorption of dye molecules.

© 2003 Optical Society of America

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