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Technical Physics Letters

, Volume 34, Issue 10, pp 861–863 | Cite as

Controlled diffraction liquid-crystal structures with a photoalignment polymer

  • A. A. Kazak
  • E. A. Melnikova
  • A. L. Tolstik
  • U. V. Mahilny
  • A. I. Stankevich
Article

Abstract

The characteristics of electric-field-controlled diffraction elements based on a nematic liquid crystal and a new photoalignment polymer have been studied. The photocross-linking of this polymer allows periodic oriented structures and liquid crystal phase gratings with a 30% diffraction efficiency in the first order to be formed.

PACS numbers

42.70.Df 42.79.Dj 42.79.Kr 42.70.Jk 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. A. Kazak
    • 1
  • E. A. Melnikova
    • 1
  • A. L. Tolstik
    • 1
  • U. V. Mahilny
    • 1
  • A. I. Stankevich
    • 1
  1. 1.Belarussian State UniversityMinskBelarus

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