All-optical bistability in nematic liquid-crystals at 20 MU-W power levels

Ashley Lloyd, Brian S Wherrett

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Abstract

Optical switches at power levels as low as 14 μW, allowing bistable operation with compact disk laser systems, are reported in optimized cavities containing planar‐aligned nematic liquid crystals.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)460-461
Number of pages2
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Volume53
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 8 Aug 1988

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