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Switchable Polarization-Independent Liquid-Crystal Fabry-Perot Filter
Applied Optics (2008)
  • Enkh-Amgalan Dorjgotov
  • Achintya K. Bhowmik
  • Philip J. Bos, Kent State University - Kent Campus
Abstract
A new approach to a polarization-independent twisted liquid-crystal (LC) structure, where phase difference between orthogonal eigenmodes is tuned to be an integer multiple of 2 pi, is demonstrated with a numerical model. For select wavelengths, polarization-independent operation can be achieved by tuning the twist rate and thickness of the LC cavity Applications can be found in polarization-independent switches and field sequential wavelength selection devices.
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Publication Date
December 18, 2008
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This paper was published in Applied Optics and is made available as an electronic reprint with the permission of OSA. The paper can be found at the following URL on the OSA website: http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.48.000074. Systematic or multiple reproduction or distribution to multiple locations via electronic or other means is prohibited and is subject to penalties under law.
Citation Information
Enkh-Amgalan Dorjgotov, Achintya K. Bhowmik and Philip J. Bos. "Switchable Polarization-Independent Liquid-Crystal Fabry-Perot Filter" Applied Optics Vol. 48 Iss. 1 (2008)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/philip_bos/14/