Tunable highly birefringent solid-core photonic liquid crystal fibers
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- Woliński, T.R., Czapla, A., Ertman, S. et al. Opt Quant Electron (2007) 39: 1021. doi:10.1007/s11082-007-9127-z
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Experimental results of temperature-, electric field-, and hydrostatic-pressure-induced effects in solid-core highly birefringent photonic liquid crystal fibers are presented. Selective infiltration of the photonic crystal fibers with liquid crystals was found to induce birefringence axes switching resulting in a variety of tunable photonic liquid crystal fibers-based devices.