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Observation of light-induced reorientational effects in periodic structures with planar nematic-liquid-crystal defects

Laudyn, Urszula A.; Miroshnichenko, Andrey E.; Krolikowski, Wieslaw; Chen, Deng Feng; Kivshar, Yuri S.; Karpierz, Miroslaw A.

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We report on the experimental studies of the light-induced reorientational effects in a one-dimensional periodic photonicstructure with an embedded planar nematic-liquid-crystal defect. We demonstrate that in the presence of a periodic structure, the self-action of light in a liquid-crystal layer demonstrates sharp power-dependent characteristics for the intensity-dependent optical transmission. Robustness of the effect suggests its applications for all-optical tunable photonic devices.

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Date published: 2008-05-22
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/95078
Source: Applied Physics Letters
DOI: 10.1063/1.2936085

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